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Former Luce Fellow to Speak at ONU

Apr 16, 2008
The Ohio Northern University department of philosophy and religion will sponsor a public lecture featuring Dr. Mark Toulouse on Monday, April 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the McIntosh Ballroom.

Toulouse, professor of American religious history at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas, will present his lecture, "God in Public: Faith and Public Life in the U.S."

Toulouse received his doctorate from the University of Chicago. The author of numerous articles and books, Toulouse also is an ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He regularly conducts workshops for ministers and lay people on the topics of American Christianity, Disciples history and theology, as well as theological education. Additionally, Toulouse was named a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 1997-98. In 2006, he completed an analysis of the relationship between Christian faith and American public life, published by Westminster John Knox under the title "God in Public."

This event is free and open to the public.