Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

What Difference Does It Make? Christian Identity in a Complex World

Join Pittsburgh Seminary and Tony Campolo June 8-11, 2014, for the annual Summer Leadership Conference. This year's conference will ask, "What Difference Does It Make? Christian Identity in a Complex World." In addition to keynotes presentations by Dr. Tony Campolo, participants will hear from Jeannette E. South-Paul who will address "Christian Identity in Daily Life: Promoting Health and Healing." Additional workshop topics include "Exploring Christian Identity Through the Lens of Theology" with PTS faculty members and "Christian Responses to Human Need" with community leaders. Angela Dienhart Hancock will lead worship each day.

Registration and Schedule

Schedule of events.

To register, click HERE. Join us for the whole conference or just one day.

Full conference is $225; Sunday is $10; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday are $90 each.

About the Speakers

Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa. He previously served for 10 years on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. Founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education (EAPE), Dr. Campolo has worked to create, nurture, and support programs for “at-risk” children in cities across North America, and has helped establish schools and universities in several developing countries. He is one of the founders of the Red Letter Christian movement and blogs regularly at its website. Tony is a media commentator on religious, social, and political matters, having been a guest on a variety of television programs and radio stations. He presently hosts Across The Pond, a weekly program on the Premier Christian Radio Network in England, and co-hosts Red Letter Christianity on JCTV. Campolo is an ordained minister, has served American Baptist Churches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is as an associate pastor of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in West Philadelphia.

Jeannette E. South-Paul is medical director, Community Health Services Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Andrew W. Mathieson Professor and Chair, Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. South-Paul is widely recognized for her research on the biological, social, and behavioral factors associated with women’s health. Beyond her work in family medicine, she is interested in socio-cultural issues and special populations in health care. Dr. South-Paul is a widely recognized speaker and author on cultural competence in medical education; the impact of race, ethnicity, and culture on health; cultural diversity and academic medicine; and the development of minority faculty.

Angela Dienhart Hancock serves as assistant professor of homiletics and worship at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Before coming to PTS, Hancock taught at Princeton Theological Seminary, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, and the Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg. She is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and has served as pastor to churches in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Hancock earned her bachelor’s in music from Indiana University, Bloomington and her M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, where she won prizes in preaching and church music. She is the author of Karl Barth’s Emergency Homiletic, 1932-33: A Summons to Prophetic Witness at the Dawn of the Third Reich, a contextual interpretation of Barth’s lectures on preaching in the early 1930s based on unpublished archival material. 

Questions

Contact the Office of Continuing Education at ConEd@pts.edu or 412-924-1345.