ACU speaker to explore Christian attitudes towards hunger


For immediate release
April 16, 1999

Ron Sider, a professor at the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary and president of Evangelicals for Social Action, will speak at Abilene Christian University Thursday, April 22, in the Chapel on the Hill in the College of Biblical Studies at 7 p.m.

Sider's topic will be "Do Evangelicals Care What the Bible Says About the Poor?" He will speak again at 9 a.m. Friday, April 23, in Hart Auditorium in the College of Biblical Studies about "Poverty in America: Since Everything Else Has Failed, Why Not Try a Holistic Biblical Approach?"

Both presentations are open to the public.

Sider has authored 22 books, including "Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger." His visit is sponsored by these ACU departments: political science, sociology, biology, journalism and the College of Biblical Studies.

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