Students to present essays at Christianity conference

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2001-10-18
Huntington, Ind.—Two Huntington College students will present essays at the Mideast Conference on Christianity on October 19-20 in Dayton, Ohio. The theme of the essays will focus on science fiction and Christianity.

Tai Mauney, a senior English major from Anderson, Ind., will read her essay, “God in the Image of Man or Machine: The Problem of a Personal Deity in Sharon Shinn’s Samaria Trilogy.” Craig French, a senior English major from Holland, Ohio, will read his essay, “The Worthing Saga: Finding Meaning in Existence in Light of Orson Scott Card’s ‘No Problem of Pain.’”

Each essay was derived from information and ideas discussed in Prof. Todd Martin’s recent J-Term class, “Christianity and the Science Fiction World View.” The essays have been written independent of all required schoolwork.

Other HC students attending the conference include Kristi Cates, a sophomore English and Print Media Communication double major from Sweester, Ind., Carole Nickle, a sophomore English and Sociology major from Thornhill, Ontariol, and Clair Pontius, a sophomore English Education major from Bloomington, Ind.

Huntington College is a Christian college of the liberal arts, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in nearly 50 academic concentrations. US News and World Report ranks Huntington College among the best liberal arts colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897, the four-year, Christian college is located on a contemporary campus in Huntington, Ind.

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