Hayward Lectures

The Hayward Lectures were established and endowed in 1964 by Mrs. C. C. Hayward of Wolfville, Nova Scotia in order to bring distinguished scholars in the fields of Biblical Studies, Theology, Christian History, and related subjects to campus to enrich the education of students, faculty members, local pastors, and interested laypeople. The lectures generally take place on three evenings in mid-October.

Director of Hayward Lectures
Dr. Daniel Zacharias

Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies

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Simpson Lectures

The Simpson Lectures were established and endowed by Mr. Gerald Simpson of Deer Island, New Brunswick in order to provide an opportunity for distinguished scholar-practitioners to reflect with students, pastors, and interested laypeople on effective ministry practices for the current cultural context. The lectures generally take place on three evenings in mid-February and the three-day program also includes daytime seminars and worship experiences.

Director of Simpson Lectures

George Rawlyk Memorial Lectures

Every second November the Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies hosts a lecture series designed to enrich the understanding of students, faculty and members of the local community in the area of Baptist thought and history. The lecture is named in memory of noted Baptist historian George Rawlyk.

Director of George Rawlyk Memorial Lectures
Dr. William Brackney

Distinguished Research Professor of Christian Thought

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Jarold K. Zeman Lectures

Every second November the Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies hosts a lecture series designed to enrich the understanding of students, faculty and members of the local community in the area of Baptist thought and history. The lecture is named in memory of noted Baptist historian and former Acadia Divinity College professor Jarold K. Zeman.

Director of Jarold K. Zeman Lectures
Dr. William Brackney

Distinguished Research Professor of Christian Thought

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