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Meister Releases New Book

Zondervan recently published “Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources” by Chad Meister, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and theology.

This fascinating collection provides selected readings addressing key issues in the history of Christian apologetics. Selections are taken from history’s most notable defenders of Christian faith — including Saint Augustine, C. S. Lewis…

Bethel Participates in Indiana's Private College Week: "Go Independent"

Bethel College will be one of 31 schools participating in this year’s Indiana Private College Week, which will take place July 23-27. Bethel will host tours Monday through Friday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

This year’s theme is “Go Independent!” and some of the schools participating, besides Bethel College, are St. Mary’s College, Ancilla College, Goshen College,…

Graduate Programs to Host an MBA Information Night

Bethel’s graduate programs will host a free information night about the Master in Business Administration degree on Wednesday, July 18 from 6-7 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center Rotunda.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding about the MBA program.

  • We integrate solid business practice with the Christian…

Bethel College Mourns Loss of Biblical Scholar

Professor of Old Testament and Scholar-in-Residence Eugene Carpenter, Ph.D., passed away July 2, 2012, while fishing by himself in Michigan. He was 69 years old.

Visitation will take place on Friday, July 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Everest/Rohrer Auditorium on Bethel’s campus. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m., also in the Everest/Rohrer Auditorium. Friends…

Bethel Announces New Nursing Dean

Deborah Gillum, Ph.D., of Syracuse, Ind., will soon be Bethel College’s new dean of nursing. She replaces Carol Dorough, Ed.D.

Gillum is no stranger to Bethel. In 2004, she was hired as an adjunct faculty member in the nursing department. She eventually moved into roles as assistant professor and associate dean of nursing. Earlier in her career she served as a staff nurse and family nurse…

Nontraditional Programs to Host an Information Night

Bethel’s nontraditional programs will host an information night on Thursday, July 12 from 6-7:00 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center Rotunda.

Participants will learn how Bethel’s accelerated degree programs are designed to help adult students earn the degree they need to change careers, change opportunities and change their life.

Benefits to…

Bethel Receives Kern Fellowship Grant: Starts New Program

Bethel College’s religion and philosophy department recently received a $437,500 grant from the Kern Family Foundation to transform and enhance Bethel’s theological education. In the fall of 2012, the college will add a new program — the Master of Christian Ministries degree.

Ministerial graduates typically enter into pastoral vocations, which is traditionally an underpaid…

Bethel Breaks Ground for Bookstore and Coffeehouse Expansion

Bethel College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the Bethel Bookstore, which will also include the school’s coffeehouse, Sufficient Grounds. The event took place on Wednesday, May 16 on the south side of the bookstore’s current campus location.

“This came out of a desire to bring together the functions of the coffeehouse and bookstore,” says Ed Bernhard, Bethel’s…

Professor Receives Grant to Explore the Nature of Forgiveness

Cristian Mihut, an assistant professor of philosophy at Bethel College, recently received a $43,500 research grant funded by the John Templeton Foundation on behalf of The Character Project at Wake Forest University. Mihut submitted his proposal under the Theology of Character competition entitled "New Frontiers in the Theology of Character.”

Mihut’s research topic focuses on theological…

Bethel to Host Fellowship of Christian Athletes Luncheon

More than 100 local businessmen will attend a fundraising luncheon for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on Thursday, May 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Former Notre Dame basketball player Luke Zeller will be the main speaker at the event, which will be held in the Everest-Rohrer Fine Arts Chapel – Rotunda

The event was organized by Bethel’s Tony Natali, the men’s…