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Author of “Mere Discipleship” to speak at Milligan

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (September 21, 2006) — Nationally-known author and professor Dr. Lee C. Camp will speak at Milligan College on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 11:00 in Seeger Memorial Chapel.

The topic of Lee’s lecture will be, “American Christianity Smells like the Middle Ages.”

Camp will speak again at 7:30 p.m. on the topic, “Why Going to Heaven is not the Point,” and at Emmanuel School of Religion at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 29 on the topic, “Resurgence of Jesus in Christian Ethics.”

Camp’s book, “Mere Discipleship: Radical Christianity in a Rebellious World,” sets forth his vision of what it means to truly follow Christ in the twenty-first century.

Camp currently serves as professor of Bible and ministry at David Lipscomb University in Nashville , Tenn. , where he teaches biblical ethics, Christian evidences, theology of the church and minor prophets. At Lipscomb he also serves as senior faculty fellow in the Center for International Peace and Justice.

Camp holds a master of arts and doctorate in moral theology and Christian ethics from Notre Dame University , where he studied under the preeminent theologian and churchman, John Howard Yoder. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from Lipscomb University and a master of arts and master of divinity degree in doctrinal studies from Abilene Christian University.

Camp has served as pulpit pastor for the Donelson Church of Christ in Nashville and is currently a member of the Otter Creek Church of Christ in Nashville.

Chapel services at Milligan College are part of the comprehensive campus ministry program, which encourages spiritual formation through weekly chapel and vespers services, convocation programs, small groups, community service, and prayer and discipleship groups.

For more information contact Nathan Flora, campus minister, at NFlora@milligan.edu or 423.461.8748.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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