Marsden to discuss 'The Examined Christian Life'

Huntington, Ind.—Dr. George Marsden, professor emeritus of history at the University of Notre Dame, will be the first speaker for the 2007-2008 Forester Lecture Series at Huntington University.

The event is at 7 p.m. on Aug. 29 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Marsden is the author of definitive studies on Jonathan Edwards, the secularization of American higher education, and Protestant Fundamentalism, as well as the widely read “Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship.” His presentation, “The Examined Christian Life,” will speak to the subject of education within the context of the Christian life, and it inaugurates a series of future addresses at Huntington University on the mission of Christian higher education.

The lecture is free and open to public. For more information about the Forester Lecture Series, log on to

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  


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