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Faculty & Staff Notes

the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity with a view to “harvesting the fruits” of four decades of doctrinal dialogues between the Catholic Church and the Protestant churches. In March, Dr. Wainwright took part in several ecumenical events surrounding the ordination of the new Roman Catholic bishop of Saskatoon, Canada.

Laceye Warner addressed the 2010 International Forum on Christian Higher Education, sponsored by the Council for Christian Colleges, in Atlanta, Ga., in February; the keynote address, “Witnessing to Christ through Confessing Communities: Evangelism and the Other,” at Hendrix College, Conway, Ark., March 2; “Witnessing Church: Evangelism in Ecclesial Communities” at the Church World Service meeting, Duke Divinity School, March 10; and “Spreading Scriptural Holiness: Retrieving Wesleyan Evangelism” at the Foundation for Evangelism board meeting, Dayton, Ohio, April 29. She delivered the sermon “Confession from God’s Perspective” at Hendrix College chapel March 1; at Asbury College, Wilmore, Ky., March 21; and at Asbury Theological Seminary chapel, Wilmore, Ky., March 22.

Jo Bailey Wells preached at the ordinations of two Anglican- Episcopal House of Studies alumnae, Claire Wimbush and Sarah Kerr, in Williamsburg, Va., and St. Petersburg, Fla., respectively, in January. In March, she led a Lenten retreat day in Hillsborough, N.C., for the Chapel of the Cross (Chapel Hill).

Sam Wells published Introducing Christian Ethics with Ben Quash. He was the keynote speaker at the Transformative conference at King’s College, London in January; and, in February, at the Beloved Community Symposium at Mercer University, Macon, Ga.; the annual conference of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, in Durham, N.C.; and the Holy Family (Chapel Hill) parish retreat at Oak Island, N.C.

Lauren WinnerLauren F. Winner addressed the International Forum on Christian Higher Education, sponsored by the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities, in February. In March, she spoke on the politics of Sabbath-keeping at Andrews University and led a retreat and preached at Christ Church (Episcopal) in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. In April, she spoke at the National Episcopal Preaching Conference at Kanuga (Hendersonville, N.C.); led the Diocese of N.C. (Episcopal) School for Ministry spring retreat at Trinity Center (Salter Path, N.C.); and gave a lecture in New Bern on the history of the church in early North Carolina.

Norman Wirzba published “Thanks for the Dirt: Gratitude as the Basis for Environmental Ethics” in Diversity and Dominion: Dialogues in Ecology, Ethics, and Theology , edited by Kyle S. Van Houtan and Michael S. Northcott (Wipf & Stock). He made presentations on food and sustainability for the Mere Christianity Forum, Furman University, Feb. 7–8; on the principles of creation care for a regional A Rocha meeting, Feb. 17; on Sabbath, at a retreat for pastors awarded sabbatical grants with the Louisville Institute, Feb. 22–24; and on Sabbath environmentalism at Mars Hill College, March 25. Wirzba organized the April 16–17 biannual meeting of the Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology, the theme of which was “The Politics of Peace.”

Luba Zakharov published “Clyde Edgerton: Storytelling and story listening” in Faith & Leadership .