Yale Divinity School Dean Harold W. Attridge will present on "Close Encounters: Stories of Jesus' Interaction with Women in the Gospel of John" on Feb. 5 at Saint Luke Church in Westport.

Attridge's research has explored issues in Hellenistic popular philosophy, Judaism in the Hellenistic period, the exegesis of the New Testament and the history and literature of early Christianity.

The 7 p.m. lecture will be preceded by a wine and cheese reception at 6:30 p.m. The program is free and all are welcome. St. Luke Church is at 49 Turkey Hill Road North.

For more information, call 203-227-7245.