Dr. Doug Harink to speak about global stewardship
For immediate release
April 12, 1999
Revised April 15, 1999
Dr. Doug Harink, professor of theology at The King's
University College in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, will be at
Abilene Christian University Monday, April 19, to conduct a
seminar open to the public. Dr. Harink's comments will focus
on the centrality of Jesus Christ in the Christian's
relationship to creation.
After spending Monday touring campus, speaking to
students at ACU's 11 a.m. Daily Assembly and meeting with
faculty and staff members serving on a Global Stewardship
Institutional Mentoring Program, Dr. Harink will speak to
the public from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in Hart Auditorium in ACU's
College of Biblical Studies. Along with giving his thoughts,
Dr. Harink will conduct a question-and-answer session.
His ACU visit will extend through Tuesday as he speaks to
different classes on campus.
"The purpose of this project is to promote a dialogue
within the Christian community concerning our daily
stewardship of the gift of creation," said Dr. Jim Cooke,
chair of ACU's Department of Industrial Technology. "We want
to understand more fully our relationship with God and the
rest of creation, and demonstrate our understanding of that
relationship with action."
Dr. Harink is a member of the Canadian Theological
Society, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion and
current president of the Canadian Evangelical Theological
Association. He also is a member of the American Academy of
Religion and the Society of Christian Ethics.
He has written and reviewed numerous books, papers and
He has been awarded the Pew Foundation "Global
Stewardship Initiative" mini-grant, Pew Faculty Summer
Research Grant and the Templeton Science and Religion Course
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