CACE Events

CACE presents evangelical moral reflections on contemporary issues.


Spring 2015

Mon • Jan 26
Meyer Lecture Hall
 Documentary Film Showing - Gideon's Army

Gideon Army
In preparation of Dawn Porter's lecture we will be showing her documentary.  
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Mon • Feb 2
Barrows Auditorium
Defending America in the Age of Mass Incarceration

 Dawn Porter
Dawn Porter is an attorney, civil justice crusader and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. She will be speaking about her experience filming "Gideon's Army," a documentary about three public defenders on the front lines of a culture of mass incarceration.  (read more)

 Wed • Feb 25
Blanchard 339
If Anybody Asks You Who I Am: the Church and Criminal Justice

Harold Dean Trulear

Dr. Harold Dean Trulear will be at Wheaton for the  2015 African American Church Lectureship as our chapel speaker.  CACE will then host and evening lecture where Dr. Trulear will share his heart and work in the Healing Community work his at the Center for Public Justice as the Director of the Healing Communities Prison Ministry and Prison Reentry Project of the Philadelphia leadership Foundation. (read more)

 Mon • Mar 23
Blanchard 339
His Own Received Him Not: Jimmy Carter, the Religious Right, and the Eclipse of Progressive Evangelicalism

Randall Balmer

Dr. Randall Balmer is The Dartmouth Professor in the Arts and Sciences Chair of the Department of Religion and Director of the Society of Fellows.  Dr. Balmer will be lecturing on his most recent book, “Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter,”  This is the first biography of the thirty-ninth president to take his faith seriously as a way of understanding Carter's career and the religious context in which he lived which included the rise of the Religious Right. (read more)

Wed • Apr 15
Barrows Auditorium              
Journey Toward Justice

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff will be lecturing on his current book Journey Toward Justice, and his experiences in South Africa, the Middle East, and Honduras which have shaped his views on justice through the years.  Christianity's demographics, vitality, and influence have tipped  markedly toward the global south and east.  Addressing this seismic shift Dr. Wolterstorff shows how deeply embedded justice is in Christian scripture.  He will discuss the difficult struggle to right injustice and examine the necessity of just punishment while exploring the relationship between justice and beauty and between justice and hope.  (read more)


Other Fall 2014 Events:

 11/6/14  Death Penalty Forum
10/15/14  Andy Crouch
Redeeming the Gift of Power
 09/09/14    For the Life of the World:  Letters to the Exiles

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