Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host the annual Kelso Lecture in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Wed., Feb. 9 at 7:00 p.m. Stephen G. Ray, Jr., Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will present. This year’s lecture addresses “Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and the Post-Racial Society”.

Ray has lectured in the areas of systematic theology, African-American religion, human rights, and the intersection of religion and politics. The author or co-author of several books, he has also written numerous articles and book reviews. Prior to joining the faculty at Garrett-Evangelical, Ray was associate professor of African-American studies and director of the Urban Theological Institute at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, and associate professor of theology and philosophy at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of Yale University (Ph.D.) and Yale Divinity School (M.Div., summa cum laude). An ordained minister of the United Church of Christ, Ray has served as the pastor of a number of congregations.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Contact Continuing Education at ConEd@testsite.pts.edu or 412-924-1345 for more information.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.