Events and Calendar
CBF General Assembly
June 15-19, 2015 - Dallas, Texas
Join with other Cooperative Baptists for the annual CBF General Assembly held in Dallas, Texas. Free registration is open now!
Pre-BWA World Congress Mission Experience
July 16 - 21, 2015 - Durban, South Africa
Five days of mission engagement with partners of CBF's South Africa Ministry Network.
Worship and enjoy cultural experiences prior to the Baptist World Alliance Congress (22-26 July).
Following orientation, participants will travel to three different areas: one group will travel to the Urban Center of Johannesburg, one group will go to Refilwe just outside of Johannesburg and the third group will travel four hours south to the rural Winterton area.
View event details here. Register for the event here.
The Journeys of Thomas Merton
The Journeys of Thomas Merton featuring E. Glenn Hinson
May 14, 2015
Candler School of Theology
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Sponsored by CBF Peer Learning Groups
Marking the centenary of the birth of Thomas Merton, the Pitts Theology Library will mount an exhibit related to his works, entitled "The Journeys of Thomas Merton," curated by Dr. Denise Hanusek. It will feature many first editions of his books and pamphlets, as well as translations of his works, and series of books and journals that track his influence.
10 am Exhibit opens
11:30-1:30 Lunch and Program with keynote speaker, E. Glenn Hinson
3 pm Exhibit closes
Lunch and Program
At 11:30, we will gather for a lunch and program with keynote speaker, Genn Hinson.
E. Glenn Hinson is emeritus professor of Spirituality and John Loftis Professor of Church History at Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. In retirement he served as visiting professor at Lexington Theological Seminary, Louisville (Presbyterian) Seminary, Candler School of Theology (Emory University) and Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. His honors include the Cuthbert Allen Memorial Award for Ecumenism awarded by the Ecumenical Institute of Belmont Abbey/Wake Forest University.
An Italian buffet meal will be served and includes:
• Antipasto Platter
• Traditional Caesar Salad
• Home Baked Italian Bread with Butter
• Fresh Zucchini Toss
• Chicken Cacciatore
• Pasta Bar with Penne Pasta, Marinara Sauce and Meat Sauce
• Chicken Cacciatore
• Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
• Freshly Brewed Regular Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee
• Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
• Guests will want to park in the Peavine Visitors lot or Oxford Road Deck. For your convenience, you can download a parking map here.
• Directions to Candler School of Theology (CST) room 360
o From Dickey Dr. Side:
Stairs: Enter building on 1st floor and take stairs to the 3rd floor. CST 360 is on your left.
Elevator: Enter building on 1st floor and take elevator to 3rd floor. Turn left down hallway and go through the glass doors to enter the 3rd floor Atrium. CST 360 will be on your left.
o From Rudolph Courtyard/Plaza Side:
Enter Building on 3rd floor. CST 360 is on your right.