Four days of exploring the theme of Social Justice from an Evangelical Christian perspective. North Park University is sponsoring a series of lectures, discussions, and workshops that will explore the theme of an evangelical social ethic for the 21st century.
DAY 1: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
7:00-8:30pm in Hamming Hall (Campus Justice Lecture Series)
“The Non-profit Industrial Complex” with Andrea Smith from UC Riverside
DAY 2: Thursday, April 15, 2010
9:00am-Noon in Isaacson Chapel (Nyvall Lectures)
“Jesus, Justice and Race” (Peter Heltzel) and “Justice and Gender” (Mimi Haddad)
1:00pm-5:00pm: Fishbowl Discussion in Olsson Lounge (Nyvall Hall)
TOPIC: An Evangelical Social Ethic for the 21st Century
PARTICIPANTS: Noel Castellanos, Jake Diliberto, Mimi Haddad, Carl Ellis, Jr., Jimmy McGee, Mae Cannon, Peter Cha, Jonathan Merritt, Andrea Smith, Lisa Sharon Harper, Peter Heltzel, Terry LeBlanc, Soong-Chan Rah, Richard Twiss, Sandra VanOpstal
7:00-8:30pm: Campus Justice Series Lecture in Hamming Hall
TOPIC: Environmental Justice (Terry LeBlanc and Lisa Sharon Harper)
DAY 3: Friday, April 16, 2010
9:00am-NOON: Fishbowl Discussion in Olsson Lounge (Nyvall Hall)
TOPIC: An Evangelical Social Ethic for the 21st Century (cont.)
DAY 4 – (Saturday, April 17, 2010)
9:00am-1:00pm: Justice Workshops in Hamming Hall (Registration Required) – Click HERE to register
9:00 am – Plenary Session: a panel discussion on the topic: What does an evangelical social ethic of justice in the 21st century look like?” with Soong-Chan Rah, Richard Twiss, Mae Cannon, Lisa Sharon Harper
10:00 am – Workshop I
11:30 am – Workshop II
Workshop topics include: Contextualized Theology / From Compassion to Justice / Environmental Justice / Christians and Just War / Immigration Justice / A Theology of Justice / Justice and Race
Workshop presenters include: Richard Twiss, Terry LeBlanc, Soong-Chan Rah, Mae Cannon, Lisa Sharon Harper, Carl Ellis and others.
Be a part of this great gathering of many committed to an evangelical, biblical social justice. REGISTER today.