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



J. Nelson Kraybill, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary
Beyond Mischief and Mayhem: The Apocalyptic Framework of the Christian Faith

We Regret to Inform You That Tomorrow Has Been Canceled: Anxiety and Faith in Early Apocalypticism
In Bed with the Beast: Making Sense of the Book of Revelation
Out of the Loony Bin and into the Church: Eschatology for a Pilgrim People


Carol Anderson and Jim Shores, Visiting Artists

Relationships: What’s Healthy, What’s Not
Fractured, Broken Families


Eugene Lowry, St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, Missouri

Christianity and Jazz
Theology of the Blues


Ann Stanford, International Service Alliance, Fairfax, Virginia
Elevating the Human Condition by Returning to the 4 Rs: Relationship, Reconciliation, Responsibility and Respect

Relationships of Integrity
The Season of Reconciliation: A Response to the Race and Gender Problem
The Consequences of the Age of Irresponsibility


Ian Scott, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary
God Talk: Bringing the Bible Alive through Drama

Portraits: Images of God in the Stories of Jesus
The Gospel According to John
And the Word Became Flesh


Calvin DeWitt, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Christian Faith and the Environment

Biblical Principles for Environmental Stewardship
Environmental Stewardship: Responding in Faith and Life
Celebrate Creation


John Fast, Conrad Grebel College
Self and Society: Accountability and Responsibility: A Christian Perspective

Developing Good Habits of the Heart: Accountable to Whom and Responsible for What?
Jurassic Park and the Garden of Eden: In the World and for the World--But Not of the World?
Good Karma versus Tough Love: On Being Christian in a Post-Christian Era


Catherine Meeks, Mercer University
The Beloved Community and the Celebration of Diversity:

The Celebration of Diversity: God’s Challenging Expectation
The Journey Inward and the Challenge of Diversity
The Challenge of Race
The Journey Outward and Diversity: Reasons for Hope and Despair


Robert Detweiler, Emory University
Thinking through Fiction:

Making Up the Truth
Atwood’s ’The Sin Eater’: How to Lie
Updike’s Rabbit: A True American?
Erdrich’s Christ’s Twin: Resurrecting the Real


Tom Sine, Creative Futures Center
Getting Your Act Together and Taking It on the Road:

Anticipating Tomorrow’s Opportunities
Discovering God’s Purposes
Creating New Possibilities for the 21st Century
Celebrating the Creativity of the New Generation