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March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016
Dr. Steve Longenecker, the Edwin L. Turner Distinguished Professor of History

Bethany Seminary President to Hold Seminar at Bridgewater College

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Dr. Jeffrey W. Carter, president of Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., will lead a seminar at Bridgewater College Tuesday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m., on “Why a Seminary During Institutional Decline?”
The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will take place in Bowman Hall, Room 109, and will utilize a discussion and question-and-answer format.
Carter is a 1992 graduate of Bridgewater College. Ordained in the Church of the Brethren, he became the 10th president of Bethany Theological Seminary in 2013.
The event is sponsored by Bridgewater’s Forum for Brethren Studies. For information contact Dr. Steve Longenecker via email at
Bridgewater College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the Central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Founded in 1880, it was the state’s first private, coeducational college. Today, Bridgewater College is home to more than 1,800 undergraduate students.

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