Friends University to host Dr. Michael O. Wise for Friends Talks series

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Friends University is honored to host author and professor Dr. Michael O. Wise for the Friends Talks series. He will present on The Mystery of the Last Document from the Jerusalem Temple: A Window on the World of Jesus on Thursday, April 7. 

“Dr. Wise is considered the world’s leading scholar on the Dead Sea Scrolls,” said Dr. James Bryan Smith, associate professor of religion and Dallas Willard Chair for Christian spiritual formation. “We are thrilled to be able to have Dr. Wise share his theological expertise and offerings on the world of Jesus to the faith-based community in Wichita.”  

The Keynote presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium located in the Davis Administration Building. 

Friends Talks are a lecture series featuring local and national experts of philosophy, religion and spirituality open to the community to teach new and substantial views of the world.   

The Friends Talks series with Dr. Michael O. Wise is free and open to the public to attend. For additional information, visit  

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.