Spring CHARIS Lecture – Dr. James Gorman, Johnson University: Feb. 22

Join us on Thursday, February 22 for a lecture presented by Dr. James Gorman (’08), author of Among the Early Evangelicals (ACU Press)a clarification that the earliest leaders of the Stone Campbell Movement were experienced participants in a transatlantic missionary network that utilized interdenominational cooperation based upon the primitive gospel.

4-5:30 pm at Chapel on the Hill: “This Revival Cut the Bonds of Many Poor Slaves”: Evangelical Revivalism, Race Relations, and Christian Unity in the Early National Era. A reception will follow.

Please RSVP here or dial 325-674-2340.

Gorman is an Associate Professor of History at Johnson University in Knoxville. His research interests include Stone-Campbell history, science and religion, history of Bible interpretation, and history of religion and race relations. He serves as Assistant Editor of Stone-Campbell Journal and coordinates the History and Theology of the Stone-Campbell Movement study group at the Stone-Campbell Journal Conference.

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Author:  Publish Date: January 22, 2018


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