Event Details

2013 Theological Lectureship

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 — Thursday, March 28, 2013

Mnemonic Mapping/Mapping the Pneumatic:
Spiritual cartography and the art of remembering what one never knew

Featuring Quinton Dixie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Ethnic and Cultural Studies Program Director, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)


  • Wednesday, March 27, 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    Chapel of the Sermon on the Mount



  • Wednesday, March 27, 1:30–3:00 p.m.
    Chapel of the Sermon on the Mount
    “Memory and Religious Identity: Understanding Our Spiritual Selves in Relation to the Past”


  • Wednesday, March 27, 7:30–9:00 p.m.
    Chapel of the Sermon on the Mount
    Mapping Religious Difference: Denominational Identity in an Age of Spiritual Conformity


  • Thursday, March 28, Noon–1:00 p.m.
    Lambright Center Dining Room (A light lunch is available for $6.00 beginning at 11:30 a.m.)
    “Christian? Who Call Me Christian?: Contemporary Crises in the American Christian Left



About the presenter
Quinton H. Dixie, Ph.D., earned his doctoral degree in modern and American church history from Union Theological Seminary in 1999. He also holds an M.A. in philosophy from Union and a degree in urban policy from Michigan State University. His areas of special interest are African-American religious history, religion and labor, hip-hop and spirituality, and religion and the civil rights movement. Dr. Dixie, with Peter Eisenstadt, is author of Visions of a Better World: Howard Thurman’s Pilgrimage to India and the Origins of African American Nonviolence (Beacon Press, 2011), and with Juan Williams is author of This Far by Faith: Stories from the African American Religious Experience (William Morrow, 2003). He also is author of Courage to Hope: From Black Suffering to Human Redemption (Beacon Press, 1999)


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