Ralph C. Wood, University Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Texas A&M University-Commerce, as well as M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He serves as an editor-at-large for the Christian Century and as a member of the editorial board of the Flannery O’Connor Review. The lecture will be held in the Ken Olsen Science Center, MacDonald Auditorium.