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“Calvin Now!” Is Focus of Colloquium, April 20-22


Decatur, GA.—“Calvin Now” is the topic for Columbia Theological Seminary’s annual Colloquium, to be held April 20-22 on the seminary’s campus. The event honors the 500th anniversary of Calvin’s birth by offering participants the opportunities to consider Calvin as a fresh and vital resource for our practices of Christian faith today. Brian Gerrish, professor emeritus at the University of Chicago Divinity School and distinguished service professor of theology at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education is a keynote presenter at this year’s event. Other presenters are Columbia faculty members George Stroup, J.B. Green Professor of Theology, and Martha Moore-Keish, assistant professor of theology. Columbia’s president, Laura Mendenhall, will be preacher and worship leader for the event. The registration fee is $75. Dinner on Monday and lunch on Tuesday are extra. To register, please go to and download the brochure and registration form. Or, contact Barbara Poe at or 404.687.4566. Colloquium also serves as Columbia’s alumni/ae homecoming with reunions during the 2009 event for the classes of 1958 and before, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2008. Those who graduated one year before or after one of this year’s reunion classes are also invited to attend Colloquium 2009. Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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