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secularization and academic vocation

Public Event: James Turner on Secularization

Dr. James Turner, “Secularization and the Academic Vocation”

Thursday, January 28, 7 p.m.

Hanson Hall 1-107 (UMN west bank campus)

Turner’s talk will explore the vocational dilemmas of Christian scholars in today’s American colleges and universities. Against the background of the history of academic secularization, he will discuss some of the problems that Christians in academic life encounter as they try to bring their faith together with their scholarly work. He will end by suggesting a possible way out of some of these dilemmas.