Noted author to speak tonight at Macon's Congregation Sha’arey Israel

Author James Bowley, a renowned scholar from Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., will present a lecture tonight titled “Judeo-Christian — And Other Political Inventions” at 8:30 p.m. at Congregation Sha’arey Israel, 611 First St.

The event is free for the public.

Bowley has written three books, including one about the Dead Sea Scrolls.