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COLLEGE PROFESSOR TO LECTURE ON IRAQ, LATIN AMERICA
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Dr. Lindy Scott, a
Wheaton College associate professor of Spanish and Latin American
studies and director of its Center for Applied Christian Ethics,
will deliver “Iraq: What We Should have Learned from Latin
America” when he lectures at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Slippery
free address will be presented in Strain Behavioral Science
Building Auditorium. A reception will follow at 4 p.m. in Bailey
Library’s Special Collections Room.
an author and national speaker, earned a doctorate in church and
society from Northwestern University, a master of arts degree in
New Testament, a master of divinity from Trinity International
University and a bachelor of arts in sociology and philosophy from
Prior to joining the Wheaton faculty, Scott taught
15 years in universities and seminaries in Mexico, including the
National Autonomous University of Mexico. A thought-provoking
speaker and educator, he received the Teacher of the Year award
from Wheaton students in 2000.
His most recent book, co-authored with C. Rene
Padilla, is titled “Terrorism and the War in Iraq: A
Christian Word from Latin America.” He has also authored or
edited eight other books.
Active internationally in the Latin American
community, Scott is North American regional director for the Latin
American Theological Fraternity and editor of the new Latin
American Theological Journal.
Currently on sabbatical, he has spoken in the United
States and abroad on a Christian response to terrorism, the war in
Iraq and international poverty. Presenting to individual classes,
seminars, and campus forums, he has most recently lectured at U.S.
colleges, including Princeton Seminary, Eastern University, Wheaton
College, Eastern Seminary,Fuller Seminary, Westmont
College, Calvin College and Azusa Pacific
program is co-sponsored by SRU’s Commonwealth Association of
Students, the Office of International Initiatives, the departments
of English, history, philosophy and political science, the College
of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts, Bailey Library and the
Slippery Rock Peace and Justice Coalition.
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