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Lectures @ Messiah College for Fall 2010
- Spring 2011

 

The Office of the President is pleased to announce the following lectures and talks hosted at Messiah. Please contact the individual Sponsor for further details.

 

If you would like to have your Messiah College department's or organization's confirmed lecture added to this site, please contact shoffman@messiah.edu.

 

James Leach
 

2011 Humanities Symposium Keynote
Dr. James Leach

February 25, 2011; 8 p.m.
Hostetter Chapel

Admissions is free and open to the public.


Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
"Civility in a Fractured Society"

Contact: Terri Hopkins, THopkins@messiah.edu
Sponsor: Center for Public Humanities


 

Joni Eareckson Tada

Friday, March 4, 2011

Grantham Church, 7:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public (tickets are required).

Tickets available after Feb. 1, 2011 by calling the Messiah College

Ticket Office at: 717-691-6036

 

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Joni and Friends International Disability Center

"Serving in the Midst of Suffering: Partnering to Make a Difference!"

Sponsors: The Messiah College Collaboratory and the School of Science, Engineering and Health


 

Schrag Lectureship on Anabaptism

Dr. Ronald J. Sider

Monday, March 21, 7:30p.m.

Parmer Cinema, Boyer 137

Admission is free and open to the public.

 

Professor of Theology, Holistic Ministry and Public Policy; Director of the Sider Center on Ministry and Public Policy at Palmer Theological Seminary; President of Evangelicals for Social Action.

"Biblical Pacifism/Peacemaking in the Early Church and Today: Reassessing the Early Church's Position on War, Abortion and Capital Punishment"

Contact: Carol Hostetter; hostette@messiah.edu

Sponsor: The Sider Institute

 

Dr. Ronald J. Sider

Tuesday, March 22, 9:45 a.m.

Brubaker Auditorium, Eisenhower Campus Center

Admission is free and open to the public.

 

Professor of Theology, Holistic Ministry and Public Policy; Director of the Sider Center on Ministry and Public Policy at Palmer Theological Seminary; President of Evangelicals for Social Action.

"Biblical Pacifism/Peacemaking in the Early Church and Today: Exploring the Limits of Nonviolence in the Twenty-First Century"

Contact: Carol Hostetter; hostette@messiah.edu

Sponsor: The Sider Institute

 



Fabienne-Doucet
 

Dr. Fabienne Doucet

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Brubaker Auditorium; 10 a.m. (chapel service)

 

Assistant Professor of Education, New York University - Steinhardt

"Beyond Haiti: An Homage to Martin Luther King, Jr."

Contact: Dana Champion, DChampion@messiah.edu

Sponsor: Multicultural & International Student Programs


Mary-White
  Rev. Mary White

Monday, January 17, 2011; 7 p.m.

Hostetter Chapel

Admission is free and open to the public.

 

Pastor of First Zion Baptist Church in Middletown, Pa.

"Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."

Contact: Dana Champion, DChampion@messiah.edu

Sponsor: Multicultural & International Student Programs

 


Ruth Schwartz Cowan
 

Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Tuesday, November 30, 2010; 7 p.m.
Hostetter Chapel       

Admission is free and open to the public.


Janice and Julian Bers Professor of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania
“Climbing Up or Down the Slippery Slope? The Moral Paradoxes of Genetic Screening”

Contact: Ted Davis, TDavis@messiah.edu
Sponsor: The Central PA Forum for Religion and Science

Dr. Mateen Elass  

Dr. Mateen Elass

Wednesday, October 27, 2010; 7:00 p.m.
Hostetter Chapel

Admission is free and open to the public.

Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Edmond, Oklahoma
“Can Muslims and Christians Live in Peace?
Contact: Lili Hagenbuch,  LHagenbuch@messiah.edu

Sponsor: Messiah College Honors Program

Patrick Allitt

 

American Democracy Lecture
Dr. Patrick N. Allitt

Tuesday, October 12, 2010; 7 p.m.
Alexander Auditorium, Frey Hall

Admission is free and open to the public

Calhoon Family Professor of American History at Emory University
“Religion and Politics: Partners or Rivals in American History?”
Contact:  Terri Hopkins, THopkins@messiah.edu

Sponsor: The Center for Public Humanities

Spencer Weart

 

Dr. Spencer R. Weart
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 1 p.m.
Hostetter Chapel

Admission is free and open to the public.


Retired Director of the Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics
“Warm Weather and Heated Debate: A Short History of Beliefs about Global Warming”
Contact: Dr. Ted Davis, TDavis@messiah.edu
Sponsor: The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science


Janel Curry
 

Dr. Janel Curry
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 3 p.m.
Hostetter Chapel       

Admission is free and open to the public.


Professor of Geography and holder of the Byker Chair in Christian Perspective on Political, Social, and Economic Thought, Calvin College
“Christianity and Climate Change: Understanding the Range of Responses”
Contact: Dr. Ted Davis, TDavis@messiah.edu
Sponsor: The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science

     

 

If you would like to have your Messiah College department's or organization's confirmed lecture added to this site, please contact shoffman@messiah.edu.


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