'War, Iraq, God' Topic of Samford Program

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.

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