You think food and spirituality don’t mix? Jesus’ critics didn’t, either. Jesus himself reported: ‘The Son of Man came eating and drinking with sinners.’ And, they said, ‘Look at Him, a glutton and a drinker, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.’
In honor of Claude H. Moore’s commitment to Auburn First Baptist Church, his family enabled the church to establish these lectures in his name.
The Gospel and the “Nones”: Retelling the Jesus Story
Eating and Drinking with Jesus: Has Everyone Been Served?
Dr. Bill Leonard is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History at Wake Forest University. Leonard’s research focuses on Church History with particular attention to American religion, Baptist studies, and Appalachian religion. His latest book is A Sense of the Heart: Christian Religious Experience in the U.S.