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  • International Students Event April 1 @ VTS

    March 23, 2016 | By lgolemon
    Categories: Students, Faculty, Public, Executive Director

    We are delighted to invite international students studying at Consortium schools to join us at VTS for an afternoon and evening with Dr. Jehu H. Hanciles. Dr. Hanciles is Associate Professor of World Christianity at Candler School of Theology, Emory University.  Join other international students for a wonderful event of worship, fellowship and dinner! (come for any part or all of the event as you can).

    Noon Eucharist, 1pm Lunch Discussion

    2-5pm Campus tour and discussion with VTS international students

    5pm Community Eucharist

    followed by Community Dinner

    Hanciles’ current research surveys the history of global Christian expan- sion through the lens of migration. He has written and published on is- sues related to the history of Christianity (notably the African experience) and globalization, including two books, Euthanasia of a Mission: African Church Autonomy in a Colonial Context (Praeger, 2002) and Beyond Chris- tendom: Globalization, African Migration and the Transformation of the West (Orbis Books, 2009), and countless articles. His article “The Future of Missiology as a Discipline” was one of the top ten most read articles in Missiology in 2015. He serves as associate editor of Missiology, one of the premier scholarly journals of mission studies, and on the editorial adviso- ry committee for Baylor University Press’s Studies in World Christianity.

    Please RSVP to wtc@washtheocon.org or call 202-832-2675

    For event details:  International Students Consortium Hanciles at VTS flyer

    Virginia Theological Seminary can be reached off of Seminary Road exit from I 395 in Alexandria, (head east) 1.2 miles.  Park and register near Welcome Center.

    Or you can take Metro Yellow (or Blue) line to King Street station, and take Dash Bus #2 to Seminary Road entrance to the school.