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6
Lisa Graham McMinn: Sex & the Soul
10am, Neely Hall
Lisa Graham McMinn Taught for 20 years in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at George Fox University in Oregon.  Dr. McMinn's books include Growing Strong Daughters, Sexuality and Holy Longing and The Contented Soul.  Her articles appear in Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Sociology of Religion, Journal of Psychology and Theology, and Research on Christian Higher Education.  *Sponsored by the College of Health Sciences School of Social Work.

8
Rhonda & Douglas Jacobsen: Faith Goes to College
10am, Neely Hall
Rhonda and Douglas Jacobsen's latest book is No Longer Visible: Religion in University Education (Oxford University Press, 2012), which draws on conversations with hundreds of professors, administrators, and students.  Their other publications include The American University in a Postsecular Age and Scholarship and Christian Faith.   "Jake" is Distinguished Professor of Church History & Theology and Rhonda is Professor of Psychology and Director of Faculty Development at Messiah College.  *Sponsored by the Teaching Center and the School of Religion.

13
Mike Espy: God at Work
10am, Neely Hall
Mike Espy was the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture and the first African American Congressman elected in Mississippi since Reconstruction.  He was appointed as Class Counsel in the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill federal lawsuit and now works with Morgan & Morgan, the nation's largest plaintiff's law firm.  Internationally, he participates in large-scale agricultural development programs in a number of Third World countries.  *Sponsored by the College of Law and the Office of Administration & General Counsel.

15
Sundo Kim: Jesus in Asia
10am, Neely Hall
Bishop Dr. Sundo Kim has led Kwanglim Methodist Church in Seoul, South Korea for 30 years.  It is now the largest Methodist church in the world, with 25,000 members.  He has also served as Chair of the Board of World Vision Korea.  *Sponsored by the School of Religion.

20
Fred Luter: "One New Humanity"
10am, Neely Hall
Rev. Fred Luter, Jr. is the first African-American President of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the US.  he also serves as Senior Pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans in the Lower Ninth Ward, which grew from 65 to 7,000 members, thanks to sharing the love of Christ in word and deed through their clothes and food pantries, ESL and adult literacy ministries, and outreach to the homeless and prisoners.  

15-23
The Diary of Anne Frank by Wendy Kesselman
Black Box Theater
2pm on November 16*, 17*, 23 (*Convocation Performance)
7:30pm on November 15, 16, 21*, 22, 23 (*Convocation Performance)
8pm on November 19* (*Convocation Performance) 
The Diary of Anne Frank is the record of two years in the life of a remarkable Jewish girl whose triumphant humanity in the face of unfathomable deprivation and fear has made the book one of the most enduring documents of our time.  General Admission - $18, Outside Students - $15, Faculty, Staff, Alumni with ID, and Senior Citizens - $12, Actors Equity Association Members with ID - $5, Belmont Students - $0



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