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November 10, 2011

Lecture: The Paradox of Power

The Sociology and Anthropology Department at Wheaton College presents its eighth annual Ivan Fahs Memorial Symposium at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 10. Gordon College President D. Michael Lindsay will deliver a lecture titled "The Paradox of Power: How Elites Advance and Hinder Human Flourishing."

Dr. Michael Lindsay is President of Gordon College, where he is also Professor of Sociology. For the last five years, he was a member of the sociology faculty at Rice University. Dr. Lindsay earned his Ph.D. in sociology at Princeton University. His most recent book, Faith in the Halls of Power, draws on personal interviews with an array of influential evangelicals to show how they are bringing their vision of moral leadership to the public square. Dr. Lindsay’s research is also published in leading scholarly journals of sociology, religion, and American studies.

Free and open to the public, this event will be held in room 145 of the Science Center, located at 430 Howard Street in Wheaton. For more information, call 630.752.5036.

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