Campbellsville University and the Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host the inaugural lecture of the Christians for Biblical Equality Endowed Lecture series on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center with guest speaker Dr. Mimi Haddad, president for Christians for Biblical Equality. Dr. Haddad will be speaking on “The Invisible Power of Culture to Oppress: What Every Christian Needs to Know about Gender and Justice.” Please join us, and encourage your students to attend the lecture. Convocation Credit will be given!
Dr. Haddad will also be speaking at Chapel on Wednesday morning, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel. Her theme for Chapel is “The Dignity and Power of Diversity: Union with Christ our Truest Identity.”
Dr. Mimi Haddad is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary where she graduated summa cum laude. She
holds a Ph.D. in historical theology from the University of Durham, England. Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University awarded
her an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity in 2013. Dr. Haddad is part of the leadership of Evangelicals for Justice. She is a founding member of the Evangelicals
and Gender Study Group at the Evangelical Theological Society, and she served as the convener of the Issue Group 24 for the 2004 Lausanne III Committee for
World Evangelization. She has written more than 100 articles and blogs and has contributed to ten books, most recently Godly Woman –
An Agent of Transformation published by the Evangelical Fellowship of India 2014 and The Fragrance of Christ published by the Evangelical Fellowship of India
and the Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief 2011. She is an editor and a contributing author of Global Voices on Biblical Equality:
Women and Men Serving Together in the Church. Haddad has contributed to Coming Together in the 21st Century: The Bible's
Message in an Age of Diversity, edited by Curtis DeYoung. Dr. Haddad is an adjunct assistant professor at Fuller Theological Seminary (Houston), an adjunct
assistant professor at Bethel University (Saint Paul, MN), and an adjunct professor at North Park Theological Seminary (Chicago). Haddad serves as a gender
consultant for World Vision. She and her husband, Dale, live in the Twin Cities.
Posted on Mon, August 31, 2015
by Joan McKinney