Past Events

Benne Center for Religion & Society
Past Events


Faith and Learning Lecture/Dinners for Faculty and Administrators

November 12, 2013 - Paul Handstedt:  "In the Beginning was the Word, and It Was a Lot Harder Than You Might Think:  Audience, Authority, and Educating the 'Whole Student"

February 4, 2014 - Jon Cawley:  "Faith in a Grove of Bittle Trees"

March 25, 2014  -  Ali Nazemi: "Why Here? Why Now? "Life Lessons"

Public Events

September 3, 2013 -Jonathan Reckford, CEO, International Habitat for Humanity, "Working Together to Build Homes, Communities and Hope"

October 10, 2013 - Dr. William Fintel, MD; Anne Carlisle, RPh Pharm; Andrea LeGault, PT; Mark Graham, DMin, "Working Together for the Good of the Patient"

January 21, 2014 - Makoto Fujimora, "Art as a Christian Vocation"


Faith and Learning Lecture/Dinners for Faculty and Administrators

September 6, 2012 - Maria Stallions

October 10, 2012  - D. B. Poli

March 19, 2013 - Allie Kassens

Public Events

November 13, 2012 - David Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics, Mercer University
Campus lecture: "The Righteous Gentiles and the Holocaust: Genocide and Moral Obligation"
Public lecture with Stephen Hayes: "The Meaning of the 2012 Elections"
Co-sponsored with the Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series.

March 12, 2013 - Rick Steves,Travel author and television personality, "A Calling to Travel"

April 8, 2013 - Marc Belton, Executive Vice President, General Mills: "Honesty in Marketing"