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Cane Ridge Day June 25, 2016

By April 21, 2016Events, news

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1791 Historic Log Meeting House Gathering begins at 9:30 A.M. Morning Program at 10:00 A.M.

Speaker: D. Duane Cummins

Barton Stone: Pathway to the Ideal of Religious Freedom

Dr. D. Duane Cummins served as President of Bethany College from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. He served from 1978 to 1988 as president of the Division of Higher Education of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  While at the Division, he authored A Handbook for Today’s Disciples, and The Disciples Colleges:  A History.  After retiring from Bethany College in 2002 he served a one-year interim presidency of Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University. The following year he was Interim president of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society.  Since 2002, Dr. Cummins has been Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University teaching advanced courses in history in the MLA program.

A native of Nebraska, President Cummins earned the B.A. degree from Phillips University.  He earned the M.A. from the University of Denver and the Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.  In addition, he was awarded the LL.D. from William Woods College, the H.H.D. from Phillips University, and a Litt.D. from Chapman University. His recent publications include the bicentennial history of Disciples, The Disciples: A Struggle for Reformation, released in July 2009 by Chalice Press; and Bethany College: A Liberal Arts Odyssey released in 2014. President Cummins has been widely recognized for his churchmanship, including the Alexander Campbell Award presented by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 1991.

12-1 Lunch on the grounds with the Backroom Bluegrass Band performing.

Afternoon Program at 1:00P.M.

Speaker: D. Duane Cummins

Barton Stone: Pathway to the Ideal of Spiritual Unity

Lunch 12:00 noon   Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the fellowship. There are picnic tables scattered about the grounds.

Beverages For sale during lunch

Our only financial support comes from individuals, groups and churches. An offering will be received during the morning and afternoon

The Cane Ridge Meeting House | 1655 Cane Ridge Road (Hwy 537) | Paris, KY 40362 | Phone: 1-859-987-5350 eMail: [email protected] | www.caneridge.org

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