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Center for Applied Christian Ethics (CACE)

Promoting and encouraging the formation of moral character and the application of biblical ethics to contemporary moral decisions, CACE serves Wheaton faculty and students through a portfolio of activities, including ethical training, public forums, and projects.

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Wide Awoke at Wheaton

You don't want to miss the article by our Director, Dr. Vincent Bacote recently published by CURRENT, Wide Awoke at Wheaton where he addresses a recent article in First Things regarding Woke Theory at Evangelical Colleges.


Reverend Ronald Potter to speak at Wheaton College

The Center for Applied Christian Ethics and Christianity Today's Big Tent Initiative welcome Reverend Ronald C. Potter to campus Wednesday, September 29, 7pm in Armerding Recital Hall for his lecture "Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections of an Older New Black Evangelical.
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Applying Discipleship to our Political Lives
Cause of the Year - Fourth Place

Applying Discipleship to our Political Lives

Congratulations to Dr. Vincent Bacote for receiving a Fourth Place Award from Evangelical Press Association for his article Applying Discipleship to our Political Lives, published by thebanner.org.

Reckoning with Race and Performing the Good News

In Search of a Better Evangelical Theology
The “Good News” is central to evangelical theology and the movement known as evangelicalism, but according to Dr. Bacote the news has not always been good for minorities who inhabit evangelical communities and institutions in the United States.  

Vincent Bacote Director of Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College
Dr. Vincent Bacote was recently featured on CT's Quick to Listen Podcast "Why Christians Stopped Talking About Jesus' Second Coming". From the Left Behind Series to a generational shift in talking about end times, the podcast explores ways to recapture the eschatological imagination.
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2020 Hairston Vid
Resolving Your Story: Identity, Belonging and Trust

Tali Hairston, an educator in the field of organizational culture, equity-inclusive learning, reconciliation, and community development lectures on identity belonging and trust and its importance for Wheaton College.  This event was co-sponsored with Student Development.

Jemar Tisby
Complicity in Racism

Jemar Tisby, author of the newly released book The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism, our 2019 Christian Moral Formation lecturer.  

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At the Limits of Disagreement

Thursday, September 19
7PM, Barrows Auditorium

Co-sponsored with American Enterprise Institute and Wheaton College Student Development

Eugene Scott
How Identity Politics Influenced the Midterm Elections

As an identity politics reporter, Eugene will break down the midterm results and the role of identity politics, political activities that are based on or promote the interests of certain groups that share a common racial, ethnic, religious, gender or social background. 

M Kaemingk
Christian Politics and Muslim Immigration

Millions of Muslims have migrated into the West over the past 50 years. Their arrival has ignited a series of fierce public debates on religious freedom and refugees, tolerance and free speech, headscarves and airports, gender and race, and so much more. With each passing year the debates only seem to become more heated, complex, and fearful.

MGerson Video
Is a politics for the common good possible?

Michael Gerson '86, nationally syndicated columnist for The Post is our guest for this lecture and Q&A.  This event is cosponsored with the One Campaign, Politics and International Relations, and HNGR.

A Postmodern Saint
CACE Events on YouTube

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