Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2002-11-01

"War, Iraq and God: A Conversation Among Christians" will be the topic of a panel discussion at Samford University Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 3:30 p.m. in the moot courtroom of Robinson law building. The public is invited free of charge.

The program is sponsored by Samford's Beeson Divinity School and Cumberland School of Law.

Panelists are: law professors David Smolin and Leonard J. Nelson, divinity visiting professor Dr. Wilton Bunch, author and activist James Douglass, and Southern Baptist Convention ethics and religious liberty commission president Richard Land.

The panelists will present a variety of points of view on the topic. A question and answer session will follow their individual presentations.

Cumberland distinguished professor Gov. Albert P. Brewer will moderate.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.