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December 3, 2015 – Dr. Simon Aderibigbe

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015 Time: 12:30 to 1:30 pm Location: Tate Reception Hall Speaker: Dr. Simon Aderibigbe, Associate Professor in Religion and Professor in the African Studies Institute Topic: “Contextualizing My African and American Christian Experience” Details: Dr. Aderibigbe will explore the advent, development, and contemporary status of Christianity in Africa as well as his experiences of …

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November 4, 2015 – Dr. John Drake

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Time: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Location: Tate Reception Hall Speaker: Dr. John Drake, Associate Professor in the College of Ecology Topic: “Who Has a Worldview?” Details: Dr. Drake is interested in the concept of worldview and how this relates to knowledge of different kinds, especially: scholarly, religious, and personal. He will explore …

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October 8, 2015 – Prof. Randy Beck

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015 Time: 12:30 to 1:30 pm Location: Tate Reception Hall Speaker: UGA Law Professor Randy Beck – Justice Thomas O. Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law Topic: “What Can Christian Theology Offer to the World of Law?”  Details: Prof. Beck’s presentation argues that Christian theology offers a model of perfect retributive justice that can help …

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September 2, 2015 – Dr. Brian N. Williams

Date: September 2, 2015 Time: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Location: Tate Reception Hall Speaker: Dr. Brian N. Williams – UGA Assoc. Professor of Public Policy and Administration Topic: The State of Community-Police Relations: Perspectives in Black and White with Resulting Implications in Red. Details: Dr. Williams’ expertise and research is in areas such as law …

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April 28, 2015: Dr. Phillip Thompson

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 (Reading Day) Time: 8:30-9:30 AM Location: Tate Reception Hall Speaker: Dr. Phillip Thompson, Executive Director, Aquinas School of Theology, Emory University Topic: Christian Pilgrims in an Age of Google Details:  This talk will do two things. The first is to examine the state of our communications culture. While admitting some positive …

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March 4, 2015: Dr. Tom Lawrence & Dr. Keith Delaplane

Time: 12:15-1:15 pm Location: Tate Reception Hall Speakers: Dr. Tom Lawrence and Dr. Keith Delaplane Topic: What’s So Special About Lent? The 40 days preceding Easter is a period that the church has called Lent. Often identified as a period of doing without something, it is much more than that. However, within the different Christian traditions varying …

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January 14, 2015: Dr. Russ Carlson

Date: January 14 Time: 12:15-1:15 pm Location: Tate Reception Hall Speaker: Dr. Russ Carlson, UGA Emeritus Prof in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Topic: Living Out Your Faith in the Academy Russ was Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB) and Executive Technical Director of Analytical Services at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC) at the University of Georgia from …

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