Education

UIW to Host the 2020 Pierre Lecture – The Christian Bible as a Text of Migration

UIW to Host the 2020 Pierre Lecture – The Christian Bible as a Text of Migration

One of the first stories readers encounter in Genesis describes two migrants, Adam and Eve, leaving their first home and struggling to create a life in a new land. From Genesis through Revelation, the Jewish and Christian Bibles depict migration and responses to migration, and given the prominent role of the Bible in public life, politicians, thinkers, and migrants themselves have turned to those texts to think about just and appropriate immigration policies.

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IWA’s celebration of the 150th Jubilee

IWA’s celebration of the 150th Jubilee

For the IWA’s celebration of the 150th Jubilee, they installed a large (40 feet long!) mural with the “A Life for God / A Heart for Others” motto in the main hallway of the administration building. In addition, there are also large posters with the motto in each building on campus, as well as a smaller version in each classroom.

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