Bethel to Host Spring Faculty Colloquium Lecture

Bethel College is hosting a spring faculty colloquium on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in the Academic Center, Room 342. David R. Swartz, Ph.D., will be speaking on “The Kingdom of God and the Limits of Evangelical Politics.”

Swartz is the assistant professor of history at Asbury University. He has written a number of articles and recently published a book called “Moral Minority.” This book earned the Book of the Year Award for 2012 from Jesus Creed and has been positively reviewed in “New York Times,” “The Christian Century” and other publications.

The series is free and open to the public.

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.