Wallace Scholar Dr. Howard Miller will be speaking about Ben-Hur before the evening screenings of the film at the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana.
Dr. Miller is a Professor Emeritus with The University of Texas at Austin and a world-recognized scholar on the history of American religion. His article "The Charioteer and The Christ: Ben-Hur in American from the Gilded Age to the Culture Wars" was published in Indiana Magazine of History, and he has also authored a book-length study of Ben-Hur.
Dr. Miller will be speaking at 7:15 Friday and Saturday evenings. If you're planning on joining us for the movie, make sure you arrive early to hear him speak!