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The culture of Bethel is one that encourages students to try new things and to think critically.
Sarah Unruh ’12


1969 (Feb. 2-5): Clarence L. Jordan
"Ancient Men with a Modern Twist"
"Power in the Parables"

1968 (Mar. 10-13): J. A. Oosterbaan, University of Amsterdam, Mennonite Theological Seminary
"Sören Kierkegaard, the Individual and His Faith"
"Tradition and the Renewal of Faith"

1967 (Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2): Jack Finegan, Palestine Institute of Archeology, Pacific School of Religion
"Archeology and the Bible"
"Theology and the Bible

1966 (Mar. 20-23): Eugene A. Nida, American Bible Society
Religion and Communication:
"Basic Human Drives"
"Ideal and Real Religion"
"From Gods to Ghosts"
"Religions Compared"
"From God to Apes"
"The Uniqueness of Christian Faith"
"Idols of Wood and of Words

1963 (Mar. 10-13): Eric C. Rust, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Louisville, KY.
The Message of the Prophets:
"The Nature of Biblical Prophetism"
"Righteousness and Judgment"
"The Grace of the Covenant God"
"The Lord of History and the Holy One of Israel"
"The Hope of an Individual Covenant"
"The Divine Presence and the Recreating Spirit"
"The Redeemer of Israel and the Suffering Servant"
"Post-exilic Prophetic Eschatology and the Visions of Daniel

1962 (Mar. 25-28): Markus Barth

(University of Chicago)
Mornings: The Coming of Messiah
The Parousia

Evenings: Conversation with the Bible
The Authority of a Charter of Liberty
The Yoke of Biblicism
The Burden of Freedom
The Enjoyment of Freedom
1961 (Mar. 12-16): J. E. Hartzler

What Is Your Life?
How Far Can You See?
Patterns and Personalities
Life - What Shall I Do with It?
Has Jesus the Answer?

An Old Faith in a New World
Our Quest for God
A Philosophy of Life
The Truth Wins
The Good Life
1960 (Mar. 14-18): Winthrop S. Hudson

(Colgate Rochester Divinity School)

Mornings: The Christian and the Church
Rightly Handling the Word of Truth
The Household of God
A Royal Priesthood
Straight Timber or Crooked Pieces for the Temple
The Serving of Tables

Evenings: Living the Christian Life
Life Is What You Make It
Here We Are Alive
The Marks of a Christian
Our Brother's Keeper
Remember Who You Are