Thursday, April 2, 2009, noon
What Role Should the Faith Community Have in Human Services?
What role can and should the church have in human services? The lecture will focus on how participants and the state can engage the church to better serve their communities.
Dr. Tony Campolo
About the Speaker:
Dr. Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of Sociology at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa. He previously served for 10 years on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Eastern College and earned a PhD from Temple University. Campolo is the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He has worked to create, nurture and support programs for at-risk children in cities across North America and has helped establish schools and universities in several developing countries. Campolo is a media commentator on religious, social and political matters. He is the author of 35 books, including “Red Letter Christians, A Citizen’s Guide to Faith and Politics” (2008). Campolo is an ordained minister, has served American Baptist churches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is presently recognized as an associate pastor of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in West Philadelphia.
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