Sexual ethics subject of upcoming lecture at MVNU
March 28, 2011
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio -- Author and speaker Dr. Lauren Winner will discuss the topic of sexual ethics at Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Monday, March 28, as part of the 2010-11 Lecture/Artist event series.
The event, held at 10:20 a.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium, is free and open to the public.
Lauren F. Winner, the former book editor for Beliefnet, has been featured on PBS's Religion & Ethics Newsweekly. Her publications include Girl Meets God: On the Path to a Spiritual Life, Mudhouse Sabbath, Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity, 5 Paths to the Love of Your Life: Defining Your Dating Style (on which she was a contributing writer) and her recent study A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia, which was released in fall 2010. Winner also has written numerous articles for such publications as The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, and Christianity Today.
Winner holds degrees from Columbia, Cambridge, and Duke Universities and received her Ph.D. in history. During the 2010-11 academic years, she will be a visiting fellow at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University. Winner currently teaches at Duke Divinity School and lives in Durham, North Carolina with her husband.
For more information on the artist, visit www.laurenwinner.net. For more information about this event or the Lecture/Artist Series, call (740) 397-9000, ext. 4341, or visit www.mvnu.edu/lectureartist.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. U.S. News & World Report ranks MVNU in the top 50 Regional Colleges (Midwest) for the seventh year in a row. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and eight additional satellite Graduate and Professional Studies sites throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,600 students from 26 states and seven countries/U.S. territories.