President’s Symposia Begin This Fall
DURING THE 2004–2005 academic year, Seattle Pacific University President Philip
Eaton will host three national symposia designed to highlight aspects of the
University’s vision for “engaging the culture.” Topics for the symposia include
racial reconciliation, science, and faith and cultural engagement.
A visit by
John Perkins, Christian civil rights leader, launches “The President’s Symposia:
Engaging the Culture and Changing the World.” Perkins is the keynote speaker
for SPU’s Day of Common Learning on Octo-ber 20, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. in Brougham
Pavilion. He will also participate in officially opening the John Perkins Center
for Racial Reconciliation, Leadership Training and Christian Community Development
Headlining the President’s Symposium in Winter Quarter is John Medina,
founder of the Talaris Research Institute. Internationally known New Testament
scholar N.T. Wright will be Eaton’s guest during Spring Quarter.
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