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Noted Eastern Orthodox Christian Speaker to visit McMurry


ABILENE, Texas –Frederica Mathewes-Green, a nationally prominent Eastern Orthodox writer and lecturer, will be speaking at the McMurry University Chapel service at 11 a.m. Tuesday February 21, as part of a four-day visit to Abilene.

Mathewes-Green is the author of nine books on a variety of topics in Christian spirituality and cultural engagement. She has spoken at colleges throughout the nation and been published in Christianity Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Sojourners.

The talk is part of a four-day visit to Abilene which will include talks at ACU and Hardin-Simmons. She will give three talks on “The Jesus Prayer” as part of a pre-Lenten retreat at St. Luke Orthodox Church, 501 Sunset Drive on Feb 18-19. They are scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday.