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Baker to give Calihan Lecture Oct. 5

Hunter Baker speaks in a chapel service at Union. (Photo by Ebbie Davis)
Hunter Baker speaks in a chapel service at Union. (Photo by Ebbie Davis)

JACKSON, Tenn.Sept. 26, 2011 – Hunter Baker will give the 11th annual Calihan Lecture at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., Oct. 5.

The Calihan Lecture is delivered by the recipient of the Novak Award, a $10,000 prize given by the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. Baker, senior associate dean of arts and sciences and associate professor of political science at Union University, will speak on “Social Justice, Government and Society.”

Baker’s presentation will conclude a day-long conference, “Whole Life Discipleship: Integrating Faith, Economics and Work.”

Baker is the author of “The End of Secularism” and co-founder of “The City,” a journal of Christian thought.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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