SAGU offers free, on-demand video lecture series
Waxahachie, Texas — June 4, 2013 — Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) offers free academic content to the public through video on-demand special lecture series.
SAGU Video Marketing Specialist Landon Perry explains, "These seminars highlight SAGU's quality professors and showcase the academic prestige of our school and its programs. The Special Lecture Series is a testament of the quality education our students receive at SAGU."
Perry continues, "We encourage viewers to use the video in sermons and Bible studies or share it with friends."
Thus far, SAGU has three Special Lecture Series including "Return to Narnia," "A House Divided," and "Unearthed." The videos are available on the seminar channel of SAGUtv.
Marketing and Public Relations Director Ryan McElhany says, "The faculty have created exceptional content for students each semester. Live, on-campus seminars are often packed out. So, we thought alumni and friends would enjoy having access to this compelling content."
SAGU's English deparment presented "Return to Narnia." Lectures included "This Side of the Wardrobe: The World of C. S. Lewis," "Further Up and Further In: C.S. Lewis' Divine Allegory," "C.S. Lewis: His Intellectual Development and Enduring Influence," "Turkish Delight: Evil in the Theology of C. S. Lewis," "Response of an avid reader of Narnia," and "The Return to Narnia: What Narnia Offers Today."
The SAGU Social Studies department presented "A House Divided: Life and Thought in the American Civil War Era." Lectures included "An Introduction to Life and Thought in the American Civil War Era," "Johnny Reb and Billy Yank: A Soldier's Life in the American Civil War," "Through the Lens of Civil War Literature: Glimpses of the House Divided," "Union and Confederate Music in the Civil War," "Slavery and the Pulpit: The Use of the Bible in Sermons that Justified and Condemned Slavery During the American Civil War," and "The Civil War in Ellis County."
The Social Studies department also presented a biblical archaeology seminar called "Unearthed" featuring guest speakers Eric Welch and Christopher Gornold-Smith. Lectures included "Judah in Crisis: The Archaeology of 701 B.C.," "Corinth in Context: A Study of the Biblical City," and "Gath Revealed: Excavating A Biblical Study."
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The University was established in 1927 and now offers more than 60 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.