Trevor Bechtel, associate professor of religion at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will present the 2014 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Monday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Bechtel will speak on “The already peaceable kingdom: A bestiary of peaceable living.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
In a country where 79 percent of adults claim some sort of religious affiliation, less than a quarter of that number statistically reads their religious text daily. Historically the term “People of the Book” has referred to the Jewish people and their reverence for the Torah, their holy law. Perhaps those of us in the U.S. should call ourselves “the people of Facebook.”
Music Week, a celebrated week-long summer extravaganza for high school choral and instrumental students, will be held June 15-21, 2014, on the Goshen College campus. Artistic directors for the camp are Dr. Christopher Fashun, assistant professor of music, and Dr. Scott Hochstetler, associate professor of music at Goshen College.