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The Hamiltons dig love and biblical history

The Hamiltons dig love and biblical history

When Old Testament scholar Dr. Mark Hamilton (’90 M.Div.) told me about his upcoming semester in Israel with his wife, Dr. Samjung Kang-Hamilton (’88 M.R.E.), revisiting the place where they first met nearly 30 years earlier, my story-telling wheels began to turn. It will likely embarrass the two Abilene Christian University professors but Hepburn and Olivier in […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

By on October 2, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 2 Comments

Noted scholar, author and church historian Dr. Leroy Garrett (’42) of Denton, Texas, died Sept. 29, 2015, at age 96. A memorial service will be held at Singing Oaks Church of Christ tomorrow at 10 a.m. He was born in Mineral Wells and married Ouida Pitts in 1944. She died in 2010. Garrett was the author of books […]

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Alumna’s firm wins U.S. Supreme Court case

Alumna’s firm wins U.S. Supreme Court case

By on June 30, 2014 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

An Abilene Christian University alumna is in the national spotlight today after the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., announced its ruling in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby. Lori (Halstead ’01) Windham, J.D., senior counsel with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, is a member of the legal team representing Hobby Lobby’s challenge of the Affordable Care […]

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Casey featured in ‘Religion & Politics’ profile

Casey featured in ‘Religion & Politics’ profile

By on March 5, 2014 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

As a career theologian, Dr. Shaun Casey (’79) has always answered to a higher power. These days he also finds himself influencing United States diplomacy in the nation’s capital as the only Abilene Christian University graduate working in the State Department for Secretary of State John Kerry. His office has a view of the Washington […]

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Hamilton reminds grads: You are not alone

Hamilton reminds grads: You are not alone

By on August 12, 2013 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Dr. Mark W. Hamilton, professor of Old Testament, was the featured speaker at Abilene Christian University’s August Commencement, held Aug. 9 in Moody Coliseum. He served as editor-in-chief in 2009 of The Transforming Word: a one-volume Bible commentary, and is now working on a textbook introducing the theological and literary dimensions of the Old Testament for […]

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