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Carmichael-Walling Lectures: “Strange Religion”

The 35th annual Carmichael-Walling Lectures will be presented Thursday, Nov. 4, by Abilene Christian University’s Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts.Dr. Nijay Gupta of Northern Seminary will speak on the theme, “Strange Religion: How the First Christians Were Weird, Dangerous and Attractive.” People of Faith: Why the First Christians Called Themselves “Believers” (4 p.m.)  Even though ancient people were

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ACU Hosting Online Carmichael-Walling Lectures

CARMICHAEL-WALLING LECTURESWhen: 4 and 7:30 p.m. CST Thursday, Nov. 12Lecturer: Dr. Vincent L. Wimbush, founding director of the Institute for Signifying ScripturesTheme: Scriptures and RaceLectures: 4 p.m. “Mystic Hieroglyphics of the Flesh”: Scripturalization as Racialization; 7:30 p.m. “Even the Bible Was Made Over to Suit Our Vivid Imagination”: Scripturalizing the HumanAccess: Contact csart@acu.edu to RSVP for this Zoom webinar event Dr. Vincent

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By LORETTA FULTON Jeff Childers got plenty of feedback from the Carmichael-Walling Lectures at Abilene Christian University–and that was before the lectures were even given. It’s no surprise, considering the title of the annual lecture series: “Friends and Drunks: Two Glimpses into the Social History of the Early Christians and Their World.” Childers joked that the feedback was in the form

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