The Seminary Explores
Making Aging an Adventure

Making Aging an Adventure

September 15, 2014

Dr. Christianson talks to Stephen Niebler, Executive Director, Adams County Council for Aging about important issues around aging.  How to avoid family conflicts over the right to die as in the cases of Casey Kasem or Terri Schiavo. What to do when you suspect abuse of an older person-- financial, physical, or emotional. The most important local issues that impact on the aging:  transportation, housing, trying to understand complicated forms—in health, banking, Social Security, etc.

The Prophetic [Political] Church

The Prophetic [Political] Church

August 4, 2014

Seminarian Lamar Bailey describes his background in public policy to Dr. Largen, and offers a compelling argument for the church to be more involved in the world:  “being a member of a congregation also means being a member of the community.”

Equality for Women

Equality for Women

March 3, 2014

Dr. Christian speaks with Kate Michelman, past President of Pro-Choice America and author, With Liberty and Justice for All.  She believes that a woman’s reproductive rights are fundamental but that these rights suffer more restrictions today than at any time since the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade. Some progress is evident in wages and career opportunities for women, but far short of the goal of total equality.


Ms. Michelman’s passion for women’s equality and reproductive choice began with her own experience of attempting to terminate a fourth pregnancy after giving birth to three daughters in three years and then being abandoned by her husband.
The Work and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Work and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 3, 2014

Dr. Strobert talks with Dr. Charles Brown, Distinguished Professor of Christian Ethics at Payne Theological Seminary about the background, work and continuing legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

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