Design." Yerxa has also participated in several interviews for BOOKS &
CULTURE of noteworthyscholars, including John Polkinghorne,
Jonathan Spence, and Jared Diamond. His article"Darwin Comes to
America," (with KarlW. Giberson) appears in the November/December
1999 issue of the same journal.
At the Chicago 2000 AHA meetings CFH members JamesJuhnke
(Bethel College KS) and William Trollinger (University of Dayton)will
participate in asession titled "The Nonviolent Re-Envisioning of U.S.
History." Juhnke will present a paper, "The Myth ofRedemptive Violence
and the War for Independence." Carol Hunterof Earlham College will
speak on "Nonviolence and the Paradigms ofRace, Class and Gender in
U.S. History." Trollinger will serve as commenter. Thisis an affiliate
session sponsored by the Peace History Society.
The Initiative Grants to Network Christian Scholarsof the
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) willaward $15,000
grants to small groups(3-6) of Christian scholars for networking activities
as they work on individual or collaborative research projectsrelated to a
common thematic focus. Applications are dueMarch 31, 2000. For
information, contact Dr. Harold Heie, Director, Center forChristian
Studies, Gordon College, Wenham MA 01984; eMailfirstname.lastname@example.org.
At the Bluffton College OH BelieversChurch Conference on
Apocalypticism andMillennialism, papers were presented by CFH
members J. Denny Weaver (BlufftonCollege), "The Past, Present and
Future of Revelation: A Proposal;" Everett Ferguson (AbileneChristian
University), "Millennial and AmillennialExpectations in Christian
Eschatology: Ancient and Medieval Views;" WilliamV. Trollinger
(University of Dayton), "How J. N. DarbyWent Visiting: Premillennial
Dispensationalism and the Believers Church Tradition," witha response
by Donald F. Durnbaugh (Juniata College); and Robert G. Clouse (Indiana
State University),"Prophecy for the People: The Significance of the
Eschatology of Hal Lindsey for the Believers Church."