HU professor to represent Evangelical Christians on panel

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2012-03-23

Dr. Kent EIlers, Huntington University, a Christian collegeHUNTINGTON, Ind. — Dr. Kent Eilers, assistant professor of theology at Huntington University, will represent Evangelical Christians on an upcoming multi-faith event titled “How Good Must I Be? The Consequences of My Choices.”

The five panelists will be presented questions and then will answer from their faith’s perspective.

Others on the panel and their faiths are:

  • William Smits, MD, The Asthma and Allergy Center - Baha'i
  • Preeti Dembla MD, Internal Medicine - Hindu
  • Mohammed Saad Ghazali, MD, Pediatric Cardiology Associates, P.C. - Islam
  • Rabbi Javier E. Cattapan, Congregation Achduth Vesholom - Judaism

The speakers will be addressing the following questions:

  • According to your faith what constitutes wrong doing?
  • According to your faith what are the consequences of our choices?
  • According to your faith how good must I be? How should I live my life?

The event will be held at Canterbury Middle School in Fort Wayne from 7-8:30 p.m. April 11.

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, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. 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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