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CONTACT: Beth L. Lorow
Messiah College’s Sider Institute hosts public lectures on peacemaking and Anabaptism
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Jan. 12, 2006) — Messiah College will host the Sider Institute’s Peace Lectures and the Schrag Lectures— annual lecture series on peace making and Anabaptism—on February 7 and 9 on the college’s Grantham campus. Both lecture series are free and open to the public. Sponsored by Messiah College’s Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies, this year’s Peace Lectures will feature Daniel Buttry and the Schrag Lectures will feature Keith Graber Miller. For more information, contact The Sider Institute at (717) 796-5235.
Annual Peace Lecture: Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Alexander Auditorium (Frey Hall, room 110), “A Shadow over Holy Ground.”
Annual Schrag Lecture: Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m., Alexander Auditorium (Frey Hall, room 110), "From Plows to Professions: Godly Passions, Christian Discipleship and Creative Subversion”
The 2006 Annual Schrag Lecturer is Keith A. Graber Miller, the department chair and professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen College. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Franklin College, an M.Div. from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary and a Ph.D. from Emory University. At Goshen, Miller teaches in the areas of Christian ethics, moral philosophy, Christian theology, Christian history, sociology of religion, American religious history, religion and politics and human sexuality.
Miller has authored numerous book chapters and journal articles on topics such as worship, teaching the Bible and Mennonite higher education, including “Wise as Serpents, and Innocent as Doves: American Mennonites Engage Washington.”
About the Schrag Lectures
About the Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies
About Messiah College
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ARTICLE DATE: THURSDAY JANUARY 12, 2006