April 11-14: “God of Abraham – God of Peace? God of War?”

Event Date: 8:54 am April 11, 2013

2013 B. Frank Hall-Megivern Interfaith Conference and the UNCW Department of Philosophy and Religion presents “God of Abraham: God of Peace? God of War?” April 11-14 at various locations in Wilmington.

Event Schedule

Thursday, April 11

7:30 – 9:00 PM
Scripturalization as Violence
Keynote Address: Dr. Vincent
Wimbush, Professor of Religion,
Director of the Institute for Signifying
Scriptures Claremont Graduate
University
Location: Kenan Auditorium, UNC
Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403

Friday, April 12

1:00 – 4:00 PM
Abraham: One Man, Two Sons, Three
Religions
Forum Sponsored by UNCW
Philosophy and Religion Society
Plenary Address: Dr. Johanna W. H.
van Wijk-Bos, Dora Pierce Professor
of Bible, Louisville Presbyterian
Theological Seminary
Music and Entertainment by:
Frog Project (Dr. Theodore Burgh)

Location: Warwick Center Ballroom 5,
UNC Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Interfaith Peace Reception (heavy hors doerves) 
Guest Speaker: Dr. Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, Dora Pierce Professor of Bible,
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Rev. Keith A. Grogg, Host
Music and Entertainment!
Location: Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church
1209 North Lake Park Boulevard
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Saturday, April 13

10:00 – 11:30 AM
A Deadly Misunderstanding
Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark D.
Siljander, Former Congressman and
Deputy U.N. Ambassador
Rector Catherine R. Powell, Host
Location: Church of the Servant
4925 Oriole Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

7:30 – 9:00 PM
Sundown Interfaith Celebration
Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Siljander
Rabbi Robert Waxman (Host)
Music and Entertainment by:
B’nai Israel Kavanotes

Location: B’nai Israel Synagogue
2601 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28405

Sunday, April 14

9:30 – 10:30 AM
Church of the Servant Sunday Service
Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Siljander

Location: Church of the Servant
4925 Oriole Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Details: (910) 962-3406

Sponsored by: UNCW Office of Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences, Office of
Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Women’s Studies Resource Center, Philosophy and Religion
Society, Osher Life Long Learning Institute; Wilmington Faith and Values, Sister Cities
Association, UNCTV, Wilmington Star News, Rhine Endowment for Jewish History, Hillel (Jewish
Student Organization), B’nai Israel, Temple of Israel, Tauheed Islamic Center, Episcopal Church
of the Servant, Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church.

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Location
Multiple community locations
Wilmington NC

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