BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE ON POVERTY
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Fourth annual Christian Service Center fall dinner
WHEN: 6 p.m. Sept. 18
WHERE: Abilene Convention Center
SPEAKER: Anne Rathbone Bradley, professor of economics at The Institute of World Politics and an adjunct professor at George Mason University
TOPIC: “For the Least of These, A Biblical Answer to Poverty,” based on book of same name that Bradley wrote and co-edited
TICKETS: Individual tickets are $50 each and go on sale Wednesday (Aug. 1) Table sponsorships available. Email Karen Dansby, email@example.com or call 669-0441.
ADDITIONAL: Workshop and panel discussion 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the dining hall of First Baptist Church, 1333 N. Third St. Individual tickets are $15. Table sponsorships include tickets to workshop. Lunch included
Individual tickets go on sale Wednesday for the fourth annual fall dinner benefiting Christian Service Center.
The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18 at the Abilene Convention Center. Individual tickets, which go on sale Wednesday, cost $50. To purchase a table or sponsor a table, contact Karen Dansby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 669-0441.
Guest speaker will be Anne Rathbone Bradley, professor of economics at The Institute of World Politics and an adjunct professor at George Mason University. Bradley also has taught at Georgetown University and Charles University, Prague. She is the vice president of economic initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics. Bradley currently is a visiting scholar at the Bernard Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy.
Bradley will speak on “For the Least of These, A Biblical Answer to Poverty,” based on book of same name that Bradley wrote and co-edited. On Sept. 19, Bradley will speak at a workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and then participate with a panel of university and business people to discuss economics and poverty in relation to Christianity.
Tickets to the workshop are $15. Table sponsorships include tickets to the workshop. The workshop will be held in the dining hall of First Baptist Church. Lunch is included.
During her dinner presentation, Bradley will address the problem of poverty from both a biblical and economic point of view. She will address questions such as “How much can the church do?” “How much is the government able to to?” and “What can markets do?”