Noble Lecture

The William Belden Noble Lectures were established in 1898 by Nannie Yulee Noble in memory of her husband. According to the terms of the bequest: “The object of the Founder of the Lectures is to continue the mission of her husband, whose supreme desire was to extend the influence of Jesus as ‘the Way, the Truth, and the Life,’ and to illustrate and enforce the words of Jesus — ‘I am come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundantly.’ The Founder has in view the presentation of the personality of Jesus as given in the New Testament, or unfolded in the history of the Christian Church, or illustrated in the inward experience of His followers, or as the inspiration to Christian Missions for the conversion of the world. The scope of the Lectures is believed to be as wide as the highest interests of humanity.”

The Noble Lectures are free and open to the public.

2014 William Belden Noble Lecturer at the Faith & Life Forum

Watch this video of David Gergen interviewing Joshua DuBois, the 2014 William Belden Noble Lecturer, from the April 6, 2014 Faith & Life Forum at the Memorial Church