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October 19, 2011

dela Fuente to Lecture on Christ in Philippine Pop Culture

Anthony Ponce dela Fuente

Anthony Ponce dela Fuente will deliver a lecture titled, "'Jesus as Bro': The Figure of Christ in Philippine Pop Culture," at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19.

Dr. dela Fuente is a theology professor and University Chaplain at West Negros University in the Philippines. He is considered an expert on Filipino film and theology and will address the theological and social implications of portrayals of Christ in Philippine popular culture.

Sponsored by the Sociology and Anthropology Department and the Division of Natural Sciences at Wheaton College, this event is free and open to the public. It will be held in room 339 of Blanchard Hall, located at 501 College Avenue in Wheaton. For more information, call 630.752.5036.