Religion and violence is topic for Hope lecture

Harold Ellens, an expert in the field of religion and psychology, will discuss religiously induced violence at 4 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Hope College.
Tribune Staff
Mar 31, 2013


It will take place in the conference room of the college's Maas Center, 257 Columbus Ave. in Holland. The public is invited and admission is free.

Ellens is the author or editor of 180 published volumes, the majority of which explore the interface of spirituality and psychology. He is retired from his roles as professor of philosophy and psychology, having taught at Oakland University, Calvin Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary and Oakland Community College; executive director of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies; founder and editor-in-chief of the “Journal of Psychology and Christianity”; and Presbyterian USA pastor. He is also a retired U.S. Army colonel.

The presentation is a part of the Searching the Sacred lecture series sponsored by the college’s department of religion.


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