“Walking into April” Poetry Day Scheduled for Saturday, April 13

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WILSON, N.C. — March 22, 2019 — Make plans to attend the annual “Walking into April Poetry Day” to be held at Barton College on Saturday, April 13, in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center. This year brings another distinguished group of poets to celebrate the written word in the spirit of Sam Ragan. Featured writers for the “Walking into April” morning session are Lewis Bowling and Phillip Shabazz. The afternoon will feature Deborah Doolittle, Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for Eastern North Carolina, and the Gilbert-Chappell student poets. “Walking into April” is sponsored by the North Carolina Poetry Society, Barton College, and the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series. The program is open to […]

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Contested Legacy of Resistance” will be the focus of Barton’s Light of Life Series on April 4

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WILSON, N.C. — MARCH 27, 2019 — Barton College’s “Light of Life Series” provides occasions for learning and dialogue about matters vital to life within our communities as enriched by our faith perspectives. This spring, Barton is excited to expand the reach of this significant conversation as the College welcomes the Reverend Dr. Robert C. Saler, Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Excellence at Christian Theological Seminary, as the Light of Life Series’ featured speaker on Thursday, April 4. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in Howard Chapel on the Barton campus. Dr. Saler’s presentation will focus on “Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Contested Legacy of Resistance.” […]