Religion Dept. Lecture to Feature Glen Stassen

Campbell University will present Glen Stassen as this year’s annual Religion department lecture speaker. Stassen will deliver a lecture titled “The New Just Peacemaking Ethics-A Better Answer for Terrorism” Thursday Feb. 9, at 7p.m. in Memorial Baptist Church in Buies Creek. The lecture is free and open to the public. Stassen hails from Fuller Theological Seminary, where he currently serves as a Professor of Christian Ethics. He graduated from the University of Virginia and obtained a Ph.D at Duke University. Adding to his accomplishments, Stassen has written the book “Just Peacemaking: Transforming Initiatives for Justice and Peace,” and more recently has co-authored a book with David P. Gushee, titled “Kingdom Ethics: Following Jesus in Contemporary Context.” The Feb.9 religion department lecture will seek to explore the concept of “Just War” and offer peaceable solutions to the ongoing hostility of terrorism. Further information may be obtained by calling Phebie Smith at extension 1675.

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