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Quinton Dixie to present Theological Lectureship, March 27-28

Mary E. Klassen

December 19, 2012

Quinton Dixie, Ph.D., faculty member of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, will present this year’s Theological Lectureship at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, March 27-28.

The lectureship theme is “Mnemonic Mapping/Mapping the Pneumatic: Spiritual cartography and the art of remembering what one never knew.” Dixie will preach in a chapel service on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Two lectures are scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., in the seminary’s chapel. The final lecture will be Thursday, March 28, at noon in the seminary’s Lambright Center. A light lunch will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m. for $6.

Dixie is Associate Professor and Ethnic and Cultural Studies Program Director, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). He 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).