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Longtime Whitworth communications professor publishes book on Christianity and censorship

May 28, 2015
Gordon Jackson, who retired in May after 32 years as a communications professor at Whitworth University, recently published a new book, Christians, Free Expression, and the Common Good: Getting Beyond the Censorship Impulse (Rowman & Littlefield). In it, Jackson argues that in Western democracies, Christians of all theological and political backgrounds should be ardent advocates of advancing, not curbing, freedom of speech.

Whitworth to host 40th annual Whitworth Institute of Ministry conference July 20-24

May 26, 2015
The 2015 Whitworth Institute of Ministry will welcome author Walter Brueggemann, musician, editor and author Andy Crouch and Professor Anne Zaki to its 40th conference, to be held July 20-24 at Whitworth University. The featured guests and other speakers will focus on the theme “Pursuing the Common Good: Engaging Culture with the Gospel,” and will offer participants four days of fellowship, worship and scriptural teaching.

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra to launch its “Monuments of Music” tour on East Coast May 18

May 13, 2015
The Whitworth Symphony Orchestra is embarking on its East Coast “Monuments of Music” tour from May 18- 26. The tour will include concerts at historical structures in Washington, D.C., Virginia, New Jersey, and New York City.

Whitworth School of Business dean publishes sequel to award-winning book

May 6, 2015
Dean of Whitworth’s School of Business Tim Wilkinson and co-author Andrew Thomas recently published a new book, The Customer Trap: How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake in Business (Apress). The duo’s book is a follow-up to The Distribution Trap: Keeping Your Innovations from Becoming Commodities (Praeger, 2009), which won the Berry-American Marketing Association Prize for the best marketing book of 2010.