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  January 15, 2002  

Marva Dawn

Marva Dawn
Corrupted Words Reclaimed

Underwritten by: Sandridge Bank, Schererville, IN


“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.

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