(December 18, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Centenary Offers Course on Women of the Old Testament

Twelve-week Study Program Starts Monday, Jan. 25 in Kilpatrick Auditorium

SHREVEPORT, La.— The Christian Leadership Center at Centenary College of Louisiana will offer a 12-week study on the women of the Old Testament beginning January 25, 2010.

Susan Brayford
Susan Brayford

Dr. Susan Brayford, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, will teach "She Ate, She Laughed, She Danced: The Women of Genesis and Their Daughters" in Kilpatrick Auditorium, located in the Smith Building at Centenary College. All are welcome.

The study will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Monday afternoons starting January 25 and will conclude April 26. Registration fee for the study is $50 (scholarships available). For more information on this unique course of study, visit www.centenary.edu/clc/genesis or call 318.869.5156.

Dr. Susan Brayford is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Centenary College of Louisiana and has served for several years as the Associate Academic Dean of the College. Her research centers on the ways in which Biblical writers, translators and interpreters have portrayed women and women's issues. She recently published the first English-language commentary on the Greek translation of Genesis (LXX Commentary Series; Brill, 2007).

For more information on the Christian Leadership Center and events, contact Jennifer Strange, Continuing Education, email.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.