Author Archives: Loretta Fulton

CALLED TO BE STEWARDS OF CREATION

By LORETTA FULTON Do Christians have a responsibility to be caretakers of creation? Absolutely, a unversity professor said at a recent Wednesday night program at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. “If you don’t believe me, read Genesis 1,” Jonathan Camp, associate professor of communication at Abilene Christian University, advised. Camp’s presentation was one of several that the church,

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CEDAR: TOUGH BUT REWARDING

By LORETTA FULTON A two-week gathering of people from all over the world in Abilene last summer carried the cumberson title, Communities Engaging with Difference And Religion. Thankfully, it was shortened to its acronym, CEDAR. Still, one participant, Kelvin Kelley, associate professor of theology and coordinator of student diverstiy programs at Hardin-Simmons University, kept asking himself a question throughout the

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MORE THAN A METAPHOR: REFLECTIONS FROM WADI RUM

By LESLIE STRADER Sand and stars. Those are the two images – or metaphors – the Lord gave to Abraham when He plucked him out of obscurity and made a covenant with him 4,000 years ago. The first mention is in Genesis 15:5: “And he brought him outside and said, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able

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HSU HOSTS CORNERSTONE LECTURES

By GRACE MITCHELL Hardin-Simmons University Dr. Scott Sharman, senior pastor at Alsbury Baptist Church in Burleson, will be guest speaker for the Cornerstone Lecture Series Tuesday-Thursday at Hardin-Simmons University. Sharman has served as the pastor of Alsbury Baptist Church since it started meeting in 1994. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University, a master’s from Southwestern Seminary and a

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ACU SUMMIT FEATURES ‘MOUNTAINTOP’

Opening of the new Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, will highlight the annual Summit at Abilene Christian University, which will meet through noon Wednesday. The center, which will be headed by religion professor Jerry Taylor, will be located on the first floor of the Biblical Studies Building. Spain was an ACU

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