Wednesday, November 5, 2008
featuring Dr. Duane Litfin, President of Wheaton College and Dr. Richard Mouw, President of Fuller Seminary
Join us for a lively discussion after this historic election. Dr. Duane Litfin and Dr. Richard Mouw will answer questions about the evangelical influence on the election and what happens in the future. For more information on the Evangelical Manifesto follow the links below. Dr. Noah Toly will serve as facilitator.
This event is free and open to the public. Coray Auditorium is located on the north east edge of campus in the Todd Beamer Student Center.
Urban Studies Director and Professor of Politics and International Relations Dr. Noah Toly answers questions on the Evangelical Manifesto and the nature of evangelical involvement in politics
Politics and International Relations Professor Dr. Amy E. Black answers questions on the Evangelical Manifesto
Dr. Duane Litfin is now serving in his fifteenth year as Wheaton College's seventh president. He holds an undergraduate degree in biblical studies and a master's degree in theology. His two doctorates are from Purdue University (Ph.D., Communication) and Oxford University (D.Phil., New Testament).
He came to Wheaton from Memphis, Tennessee where he served the First Evangelical Church as Senior Pastor. Prior to that he spent a decade as an Associate Professor at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Dr. Litfin is the author of several books, most recently Conceiving the Christian College (Eerdmans, 2004), and his writings have appeared in numerous journals and periodicals.
He and his wife, Sherri, have three married children and nine grandchildren.
Richard J. Mouw has served as president of Fuller Theological Seminary since 1993, after having served the seminary for four years as provost and senior vice president. Before coming to Fuller he served for 17 years as professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has also served as a visiting professor at the Free University in Amsterdam. A graduate of Houghton College, Mouw studied at Western Theological Seminary and earned a master’s degree in philosophy at the University of Alberta. His PhD in philosophy is from the University of Chicago.
Mouw has a broad record of publication. He has been an editor of the Reformed Journal and has served on many editorial boards, including currently Books and Culture. He is the author of 17 books, including his newly released book, Praying at Burger King (March 2007). Mouw is a regular columnist on beliefnet.com, and serves as a panelist in the online forum “On Faith” offered by Newsweek and the Washington Post.
Mouw currently serves on advisory boards for Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, the International Justice Mission, and the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy.
Mouw’s wife, Phyllis, is an art historian who is involved in seminary and community programs. Their son Dirk, daughter-in-law Christine, and grandsons, Willem and Peter, live in Arkansas
Facilitating the event - Dr. Noah Toly, Director of Urban Studies and Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations. Prior to joining the faculty at Wheaton, he served as Policy Fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy in the University of Delaware's School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy.
Promoting and encouraging the formation of moral character and the application of biblical ethics to contemporary moral decisions