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Ethical Issues Surrounding Frozen Embryos Focus of Emory Seminar
Atlanta, Ga. A lecture and panel discussion on the use and disposition
of frozen embryos, sponsered by Emory's Center for the Interdisciplinary
Study of Religion, and the Law and Religion Program, will be held on
Wednesday, March 20 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Students Raise Funds For Classmate
Atlanta, Ga. Voices of Imani, the student gospel choir at Emory's
Candler School of Theology, will give a concert of praise and thanksgiving-and
fundraising-at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 to help raise funds for fellow
student Lutalo Kyles, who underwent successful kidney and pancreas transplant
surgery last year.
United Methodist Agencies Host Consultation on the Great Commission
Atlanta, Ga. Christian evangelism leaders from around the world
will gather at Emory Universitys Candler School of Theology April
3-6 to address crucial issues of faith and mission in the 21st century
during the "Consultation on the Great Commission." The historic
gathering, coordinated by Candler and several United Methodist agencies,
will provide an international context for the church to consider critical
issues related to evangelism and mission.
Law & Enforcement to be Focus of Emory Law School's Thrower Symposium
Atlanta, Ga. The interplay between immigration and criminal
law--and related issues raised in the wake of Sept. 11--will be the
focus of the 2002 Thrower Symposium Thursday, Feb. 21. Experts and leaders
on immigration issues will explore "Immigration Law: Assessing
New Immigration Enforcement Strategies and the Criminalization of Migration"
during a series of presentations.
Week at Emory University--February 11-15, 2002
Atlanta, Ga. Emory will be hosting Tibetan Monks from Drepung
Loseling Monastery in South India. The monks will construct a sand mandala
in the Dobbs UniversityCenter to promote world peace and healing.
Pioneer Foege Featured at Emory Symposium
Atlanta, Ga. The individual and global struggles-- and the ability
to make a difference-- in the world of international health will be
addressed by public health pioneer Dr. William Foege during Emory University's
third annual Science and Theology Symposium Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Organize Potato Drop for the Hungry
Atlanta, Ga. A Feb. 5 community-service project organized by
students at Emory's Candler School of Theology was no small potatoes
event. Students helped distribute 45,000 thousand pounds of potatoes-enough
to fill a tractor-trailer and help fill the coffers of area food banks
and charitable organizations.
Receives $172,000 Grant from Lilly Endowment for Graduate Education
in Religious Practices
Atlanta, Ga. Emory Universitys Candler School of Theology
has been awarded a $172,453 grant by the Lilly Endowment Inc. to conduct
studies on improving and expanding graduate education in religious practices.
The grant will help Candler, a graduate professional school of Emory
and one of 13 seminaries of the United Methodist Church, do what it
does best, according to Dean Russell E. Richey. "It will open the
door for us to look both at the needs of congregations for effective
leaders in the practices of their religious traditions, and at the ways
we can train those who will teach future generations of religious leaders."
Author James Carroll to Deliver Emory's Tenenbaum Family Lecture Feb.
Atlanta, Ga. Internationally renowned author James Carroll will
explore the complicated and conflicted 2,000-year history between Jews
and the Catholic Church during Emory Universitys annual Tenenbaum
Family Lecture Series at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4.
Sociologist Bellah to Speak on Marriage: Sacred or Obsolete?
Atlanta, Ga. Renowned sociologist Robert M. Bellah, co-author
of the best-selling books "Habits of the Heart" and "The
Good Society," will address "Marriage: Sacred Institution
or Obsolete Tyranny?" at the annual Emory University Currie Lecture
in Law and Religion at noon, Monday, Jan. 28. The lecture will be held
in Emory Law Schools Tull Auditorium, 1301 Clifton Road, on the
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