Bible and religion professors attend annual conference

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2003-12-15
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College Bible and Religion professors Dr. Chaney Bergdall, professor of Bible and religion, Dr. Mark Fairchild, professor of Bible and religion, and Dr. John Sanders, research professor of philosophy and religion, recently attended the Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga., November 19-21, and the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature annual convention in Atlanta from November 21-24.

While there, Sanders was interviewed by Christianity Today, USNews & World Report, AP radio and Religious News Service. Also, Sanders attended two executive committee meetings for organizations that he serves including Christian Theological Research Fellowship (as Secretary-Treasurer) and the Evangelical Theology Group of the AAR .

The Evangelical Theological Society is a professional society of Biblical scholars, teachers, pastors and others who seek to foster conservative Biblical scholarship by providing a medium for the oral exchange and written expression of thought and research in the general field of the theological disciplines as centered in the Scriptures. The American Academy of Religion is a learned society and professional association of teachers and research scholars dedicated to furthering knowledge of religion and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. The Society of Biblical Literature is an organization that supports the critical investigation of the Bible and provides conversation partners and resources for those interested in the religions, history, literature and culture of the ancient near eastern world.

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Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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