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faces&voices Cultural Celebrations

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017

Grand River Center 500 Bell Street, Dubuque, Iowa
7:00 a.m. Breakfast 7:30 a.m. Celebration


Vincent Barcote, Ph.D.
The Dream
We Need to Keep Alive

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:


Dr. Bacote (Ph.D., Drew University) is an Associate Professor of Theology and the Director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL.

He is author of The Political Disciple: A Theology of Public Life (2015), The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper (2005), and has contributed to books including The Church’s Social Responsibility (2015), Black Scholars in White Space (2015), Theological Questions our Students Ask: Christian Faith in Plain Language (2014), On Kuyper (2013), Aliens in the Promised Land (2013), Keep Your Head Up (2012), Prophetic Evangelicals (2012) and Natural Law and Evangelical Political Thought (2011).

He has been a regular columnist for Comment (wrf.ca/comment) and has also had articles appear in magazines such as Books and Culture, Christianity Today, Think Christian and re:generation quarterly and journals such as The Journal of Markets and Morality, Christian Scholars Review, Urban Mission and the Journal for Christian Theological Research. He has also contributed to The High Calling and blog of The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics.

He a fellow of the Center for Public Justice, and a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Christian Ethics. He lives in Glen Ellyn, IL with his family.

Download a PDF of the event’s program.


City of Dubuque
Dubuque Community Schools

and these community partners:
Community Foundation of
Greater Dubuque
Dubuque Branch NAACP
First Baptist Church, Dubuque
John Deere Dubuque Works


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