MVNU to Host Dr. Steven Garber for 2013-2014 Lecture Artist Series
February 19, 2014
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - MVNU is pleased to host Dr. Steven Garber for the 2013-2014 Lecture Artist Series. Dr. Garber, founder and principal of the Washington Institute in Washington D.C., will present on February 19 at 10:20 a.m., and later at 7:15 p.m., in the R. R. Hodges chapel auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Before founding the Washington Institute, Dr. Garber taught on Capitol Hill in the American Studies Program and was the Scholar-in-Residence for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Author of the book The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and Behavior, he has contributed to Faith Goes to Work: Reflections from the Marketplace, Get Up Off Your Knees: Preaching the U2 Catalogue, the Mars Hill Audio journal, Tacit Knowing, and Truthful Knowing: The Life and Work of Michael Polanyi. He also writes frequently for Comment and Critique.
Dr. Garber is involved in a number of organizations, serving as a board member for Ransom Fellowship, the Blood:Water Mission, A Rocha, and the Telos Project. He also acts as a consultant for the Wedgwood Circle, the Murdock Trust, the Demdaco Corporation, and the Mars Corporation. A native of the great valleys of Colorado and California, he is married to Meg and is the father of five children whose own callings have them scattered around the world.
For more information, please visit www.mvnu.edu/lectureartist or www.washingtoninst.org.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 countries/U.S. territories.