The Bible and Democracy in America: An Interconfessional Christian Conversation
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 3:00 PM - Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 12:30 PM (CDT)
Please join American Bible Society and Wheaton College for a public gathering of scholars, students, clergy and laypersons who will engage in a dynamic, provocative conversation on the role and place of the Bible in America -- past, present and future.
Friday, Oct. 25: doors open at 3:00 p.m.
Conversation with Martin E. Marty begins at 4:00 p.m. Social time with tea and cookies begins at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26: doors open at 8:00 a.m. First roundtable discussion begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 10:00 a.m. Second roundtable discussion begins at 10:30 a.m. and concludes at 12 noon. Closing discussion begins at 12 noon and concludes at 12:30 p.m.
Barrows Auditorium, 500 College Ave., Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois
For a full roster of the program and participant-speakers, please visit TheBibleandDemocracy.com
Questions, Comments? Contact Symposia@AmericanBible.org
Q: Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter? A: No.
Q: Is my registration/ticket transferable? and, if the name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee, is that okay? A: We would prefer attendees to have his or her own ticket, but we wouldn't turn anyone away if they don't have a ticket or if they have someone else's ticket.
Q: Do you have any hotel recommendations? A:We reserved a block of rooms at the Marriott Naperville, Naperville, IL, at the rate of $92 per room. To get in on this deal, call the hotel (630-505-4900) and use REFERENCE # M-17K7XVR. The last day you can book a room at this rate is October 7.
Or,alternatively, you can copy the online link, below, into your internet browser to see Wheaton College's hotel recommendations -- we suggest you mention to the hotel that you are coming to Wheaton College and get the rate that is mentioned on the page.
Q: Where can I park my car? A: The Billy Graham Center, which houses Barrows Auditorium, has a parking lot on the east side of the building.
Q: If I have a last minute question, whom can I contact? A: Please email Symposia@AmericanBible.org
When & Where
American Bible Society and Wheaton College
American Bible Society is a Christian ministry that has been engaging people with the life-changing message of God’s Word for nearly 200 years. The organization will be celebrating its Bicentennial in 2016 with events and programs, such as this symposium at Wheaton College, to connect people across the nation to God's Word and the history of the Bible in America.
Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.) is a coeducational Christian liberal arts college noted for its rigorous academics, integration of faith and learning, and consistent ranking among the top liberal arts colleges in the country.