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BIBLE SPEAKS CLEARLY ON MIGRANTS

By LORETTA FULTON If you find yourself confused about how Christians should respond to migrants and refugees, it’s pretty simple. Just pick up a Bible and read passages from either the Old Testament or the New Testament. That was the crux of the message delivered March 21 by Mark Hamilton, a professor of Old Testament in Abilene Christian University’s College

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THE BIBLE AND IMMIGRATION

By LORETTA FULTON Tired of the political rhetoric on immigration? How about a new take, actually a very old one? “Jesus, King of Strangers: What the Bible Really Says About Immigration” is the title of a new book by Mark Hamilton, professor at Abilene Christian University’s Graduate School of Theology. In the book, Hamilton argues that, “Reclaiming the biblical language

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ASH WEDNESDAY WITH BISHOP SIS

By LORETTA FULTON Appropriately, Bishop Michael Sis prefaced the Ash Wednesday liturgy with a bit of education. Appropriate because the setting was Logsdon Chapel at Baptist-affiliated Hardin-Simmons University. The education and the liturgy would be repeated later in the day at United Methodist McMurry University and at Abilene Christian University, with ties to the Churches of Christ. Before the actual

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ACU HOSTING TWO LECTURES

John Boyles, left, and Jorgen Boytler will speak at two lectures Jan. 19 and 21, respectively, at Abilene Christian University.  Abilene Christian University is hosting two upcoming lectures, the first by its Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts and the second by the university’s Center for Heritage and Renewal in Spirituality. Both lectures are free and open to

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ACU HOSTING PBS DOCUMENTARY SCREENING AND GUEST LECTURER

Abilene Christian University is bringing two outstanding presentations to campus Jan. 16-17. Both programs are free and open to the public. The first is a showing of the new film (a PBS documentary) about Howard Thurman, Martin Luther King’s mentor. “Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story” explores the extraordinary life of a man who, in his heart, was a

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