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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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CHRISTIANS CAN ENGAGE IN CIVIL POLITICAL TALK, EVEN WITH OPPOSING VIEWS, SUMMIT TEACHERS ASSERT

By Loretta Fulton Scott Self and Cole Bennett are about as different politically as can be. This is by their own admission. But, they are best friends, they are united in Christ, and they talk. “How did this happen?” Self asked. It happened–and happens–because both men are willing to try to understand where the other is coming from. Bennett knows

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‘ENCOUNTERING SCRIPTURE WITH THE CHURCH FATHERS’ ADDS DEPTH OF UNDERSTANDING TO READING THE BIBLE

  SOME QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN READING SCRIPTURE, COURTESY OF: ORIGEN OF ALEXANDRIA What’s the obvious meaning? How does this impact how I live my life? How does this connect with or shape what I believe as a Christian? JOHN CHRYSOSTOM When I imagine myself in this situation or scenario, what do I notice? What does the text say that

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‘You can’t think your way into holiness,’ Summit speaker advises

  By Loretta Fulton The Russian movie “The Stalker” isn’t nearly as creepy as it sounds, a speaker at Summit 2017 ensured, but its premise is pretty scary. The movie isn’t about the kind of stalker we normally think of, James K.A. Smith, an author, speaker, and philosophy professor at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, said. Instead, “the stalker”

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