Harrison lectures set at MOC
By Stafff Reports
Published in News on March 11, 2012 1:50 AM
MOUNT OLIVE -- Plans have been made for the 22nd annual Vivian B. Harrison Memorial Lecture to be held Rodgers Chapel on the campus of Mount Olive College.
The first lecture will be held on, Monday March 26 at 7 p.m.
The second lecture, held on Tuesday, March 27 at 9 a., will be followed by an 11 a.m. worship service.
The guest speaker will be Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall.
Marshall is an associate professor of Christian Ethics and Conflict Transformation at Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
She focuses on contemporary Christian ethics, and is particularly interested in issues of violence and peacemaking, ethical questions in literature and film, and the dynamic relationship between faith, history and ethics. The purpose of the event is to provide a medium for continuing education for the ministers and laypersons of North Carolina.
The lecture serieswas established by the Rev. Frank R. Harrison in memory of his late wife. The purpose of the lecture is to provide a medium for continuing education for the ministers and laypersons of North Carolina.
Mrs. Harrison was a graduate of Mount Olive College and Barton College, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She taught public school in North Carolina for 17 years before retiring in 1986 due to illness.
The lecture is free and the public is invited.
For more information, contact Dr. Tyanna Yonkers bky calling 658-7861 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for the series is provided by the Vivian Harrison Endowed Fund.