Craddock Discusses Relationship of Church and Higher Education

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Wilson, N.C. – Members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina joined the Barton College community on Tuesday, April 29, as the College honored the institution’s historical ties with its founding church during the 2008 Founder’s Week celebration. The featured speaker for the luncheon program on Tuesday was minister, lecturer, and author Dr. Fred Craddock. Craddock, who examined the relationship of the church and higher education, said, “We’re here to reflect on the relationship of this school and other schools like it to the church. “Whatever gap there is, whatever distance there is between the church and the academy is not in the nature of the case. […]