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Science Seminar Explores Spirituality and Health Issues

Posted on October 17th, 2007

Dr. Keith G. Meador
Dr. Keith G. Meador, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center

The intersection of spirituality and health is the focus of the next Suter Science Seminar to be held at EMU.

Dr. Keith G. Meador, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center, will address the topic 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the Suter Science Center auditorium (S-106).

Meador, who is also a senior fellow in theology and health at Duke Divinity School, will examine the theological implications of current conversations on “spirituality and health in a therapeutic culture” and possibilities for further development of the dialog.

Dr. Beryl H. Brubaker, EMU provost, and Dr. Ted Grimsrud, associate professor of religion, will give responses to the presentation.

Admission to the seminar, which is co-sponsored by the Shenandoah Anabaptist Science Society, is free. Refreshments will be served 15 minutes prior to the start of the program.

For more information, contact Dr. Roman Miller, 540-432-4412; email millerrj@emu.edu.

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