Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for Spring Classes

For Immediate Release


REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University for Seniors is accepting students for spring classes that start in January.

January courses cover a history of Christianity in its first five centuries (taught by the Rev. Jeffrey Smith) and a survey of American music (taught by Simpson music professor Dan Pinkston). Classes start Jan. 7.

Other topics this spring include a study of the biblical book of Revelation; an introduction to Christian apologetics; a historical geography of Israel; an exploration of global music; a study of Jewish leader Flavius Josephus; and a deeper look at author C.S. Lewis.

Simpson University for Seniors is a program designed for individuals over the age of 50 who are interested in studying a variety of topics in monthlong, not-for-credit courses.

The classes meet from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Simpson’s campus, for a total of 10 one-hour instructional sessions. Courses are taught by university professors and professionals in their field of expertise, and there are no tests, grades or homework.

Two courses are offered each month through April. The cost is $95 per person, per course, or $145 per couple, per course. Register online at, or call (530) 226-4146.


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737