Bethel to Host Colloquia Lecture Series

Bethel will host the first of two lectures in the Colloquia Lecture Series this semester on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 3:30 p.m. in the Academic Center at Bethel College, room 342.

Eugene Carpenter, Ph.D., professor of Old Testament, will speak on “Resident Aliens: God Loves Them.” This presentation will cover briefly the Old Testament and relevant ancient Near Eastern materials on these groups of people with special attention to how God’s people, Israel, were to treat and protect these classes of persons, especially the resident alien.

For more information about this lecture or other lectures, contact Roxanne.Thompson or call 574.807.7190.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.