Ashland University ‘Last Lecture’ to feature Mark Nation

Ashland University ‘Last Lecture’ to feature Mark Nation

4/10/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – On Monday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in Room 115 of the Dauch College of Business and Economics on the Ashland University campus, the Religion Department will celebrate its graduating seniors; induct new members into Theta Alpha Kappa, the religion honors society; and close out the year with lecture by Mark Thiessen Nation, emeritus professor of theology at Eastern Mennonite Seminary and co-author of Bonhoeffer the Assassin?: Challenging the Myth, Recovering His Call to Peacemaking (Baker, 2013).

The lecture, titled “Bonhoeffer and a New Call to Discipleship” is free and open to the public. This is the fifth annual “last lecture,” which is an invitation for a speaker to address the graduating class of Religion majors as if it were their last time to do so.

This event is co-sponsored by the Ashland Center for Nonviolence.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###


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