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The Olivetian Volume 73 Number 1, George Andrew Wolfe (Editor) Oct 2005

The Olivetian Volume 73 Number 1, George Andrew Wolfe (Editor)

The Olivetian

The Olivetian is the public relations magazine for Olivet Nazarene University.

"The Culture of Giving," by Michael Benson

"Make It Count," by John C. Bowling

"Campus Receives Summer Facelift," by Kate Morgan

"ONU Reports Record-Breaking Enrollment for Ninth Consecutive Year," by Heather (Quimby) Day

"Board of Trustees Unanimously Grants Bowling Five-Year Renewal," by Heather (quimby) Day

"Olivet Recognized as 'Top Tier' University," by Seth Hurd

"Here Am I, Lord. Send me," by Heather (Quimby) Day


The Olivetian Volume 72 Number 4, Brian Allen (Editor) Jul 2005

The Olivetian Volume 72 Number 4, Brian Allen (Editor)

The Olivetian

The Olivetian is the public relations magazine for Olivet Nazarene University.

"From Graduation Ceremonies to the Holocaust," by Michael Benson

"Morning Walks," by John C. Bowling

"The Agenda for Excellence," by Gordon C. Wickersham

"Bowling Makes History," by Gordon C. Wickersham

"Reorganizing Olivet's Academic Departments to Energize New Concepts," by Gordon C. Wickersham

"Youth and Children's Ministry Programs Extend Beyond ONU," by Gary Griffin

"ONU Interpreters Bridge the Continents," by Gordon C. Wickersham


The Olivetian Volume 72 Number 3, Brian Allen (Editor) Apr 2005

The Olivetian Volume 72 Number 3, Brian Allen (Editor)

The Olivetian

The Olivetian is the public relations magazine for Olivet Nazarene University.

"One Book, One Olivet, One Priority," by Michael Benson

"Finding My Glasses," by John C. Bowling

"(Un)Wired," by Caleb Benoit

"Into Africa: Olivet's Maintenance Crew Sets Up Shop at Africa Nazarene University," by Caleb Benoit

"Shining the Light," by Nancy Ruda


Religious Experience In The Age Of Digital Reproduction, Frederick Mark Gedicks, Roger Hendrix Jan 2005

Religious Experience In The Age Of Digital Reproduction, Frederick Mark Gedicks, Roger Hendrix

Faculty Scholarship

A religious experience is an extraordinary event that occurs against the backdrop of ordinary life, infusing that life with a meaning it would not otherwise have. Mass culture is now replete with portrayals of such experiences. Spiritually-themed television shows, movies, books, music, and fashion are now common and even popular. This is not necessarily good news for religion and religious experience. What mass culture portrays as sacred may be merely an imitation, resembling more the ubiquitous feel-good self-affirmance of popular psychology than authentic communion with the divine.

On the other hand, the appropriation and portrayal of religious experience by mass ...


The Olivetian Volume 73 Number 2, George Andrew Wolfe (Editor) Jan 2005

The Olivetian Volume 73 Number 2, George Andrew Wolfe (Editor)

The Olivetian

The Olivetian is the public relations magazine for Olivet Nazarene University.

"2005 Homecoming," by Kate Morgan

"Olivet and the Liberal Arts," by John C. Bowling

"Going the 'Extra Mile,'" by Heather (Quimby) Day

"Snags in the River of Life," by Michael Benson

"Spanish-Speaking Students in High Demand," by Kate Morgan

"Federal Grant Will Help Put ONU Science Departments on the 'Leading Edge,'" by Heather (Quimby) Day

"National Editor Promotes Ministry by Pursuing Truth and Excellence," by Seth Hurd

"Art in Motion," by Heather (Quimby) Day

"Gift of Life Recorded in New Children's Book," by Kate Morgan