Marva Dawn

Marva Dawn

  • Marva Dawn 
  • theologian, author, and educator

 

“Community” and “church”—most of us assume we know what these words mean, but do we really? Marva Dawn, noted theologian, author and Teaching Fellow at Regent College in Vancouver, B.C., contends that these words and others used in discussions of faith have lost their weight. Because of mishandling, misapplication and trivialization, some important words have lost their meaning. In this lecture, Dawn will redefine tainted words and renew the weight of lost words by recovering biblical insights and by prompting surprising turns away from cultural assumptions and conditionings. By comprehending the depth of words like “community” and “church,” we will be forced to review our perspective on some long-held beliefs.

Presentations at Calvin University:

Corrupted Words Reclaimed
Part of the: January Series

Tuesday, January 15, 2002  (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Underwritten by: Sandridge Bank, Schererville, IN

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