Scholar and writer Vincent Bacote would be the featured speaker when the King College Institute for Religion & Tradition’s “Take heed to Your Life” collection continues this week.
Bacote, a professor of theology and director of the Heart for Utilized Christian Ethics at Wheaton School, will current the twentieth anniversary remembrance of 9/11 on Monday, Sept. 13, in two classes.
He’ll share “Studying from Trying Again” at 9:15 a.m. in Memorial Chapel on King’s foremost campus in Bristol, and “Loving All of Our Neighbors” at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Bristol, Virginia. Company are requested to observe the church’s masking and social distancing pointers.
Bacote has revealed a number of books, together with “The Political Disciple: A Theology of Public Life” and “Reckoning with Race and Performing the Good Information: In Search of a Higher Evangelical Theology.” He has additionally contributed to “Cultural Engagement: A Crash Course in Up to date Points,” “The Church’s Social Accountability” and “Black Students in White House.”
“As Dr. Bacote factors out, dedication to the gospel isn’t an excuse for a selective strategy to caring for our neighbors,” mentioned Dr. Martin Dotterweich, director of the IFC. “Loving our neighbors is an important aspect of a residing religion, made extra — not much less —essential in these difficult and divisive occasions. We look ahead to spending time with Dr. Bacote and listening to his instruction on what Scripture teaches about working along with neighborly love and unity in mission.”
A member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Christian Ethics, Bacote has served as an assistant theology editor for Christianity Immediately and an everyday columnist for Remark. His articles have additionally appeared in quite a few magazines and journals, together with The Banner, Books and Tradition, Christianity Immediately, Suppose Christian and re:technology quarterly, The Journal of Markets and Morality, Christian Students Assessment, City Mission, and the Journal for Christian Theological Analysis.
Bacote acquired a bachelor’s diploma in biology from The Citadel and a grasp in divinity, city ministry, from Trinity Evangelical Divinity Faculty. He additionally earned a grasp in philosophy and a Ph.D. in theological and non secular research from Drew College.
To be taught extra concerning the institute, together with the complete schedule for the speaker collection, go to king.edu/faithandculture.