Free Dinner, Presentation, Discussion and Book Signing by Dr. John Hatcher
WHO: Presented by Bahá’ís of Tampa; everyone is welcome
WHAT: Meeting of the Minds free dinner and presentation. The topic will be:
What the Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah Means to Me
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. presentation
WHERE: Bahá’í Faith Worship and Community Center, 3112 Nundy Road,
Tampa, Florida 33618
DETAILS: The public is invited to a free dinner and Meeting of the Minds presentation by Dr. John Hatcher on What the Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah Means to Me, followed by a book signing of Dr. Hatcher’s many books. Dr. Hatcher’s books, including his latest two – From Sin to Salvation and In the Beginning, Was a Word – will be available for purchase.
In this presentation, Dr. Hatcher will share a bit about his own experience in attaining a personal relationship with the prophet/founder of the Bahá’i Faith, Bahá’u’lláh.
Dr. Hatcher is Professor Emeritus in English Literature at the University of South Florida, where he taught for 39 years. He is editor of the Journal of Bahá’í Studies, editor of the Wilfrid Laurier University Press Bahá’í Series, and author of more than 25 books. He was nominated this year for the Templeton Prize, which honors a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works. He and his wife Lucia live on a farm in Plant City and have four children and eight grandchildren.
Bahá’ís believe, additionally, in the oneness of humanity, the independent investigation of truth, the agreement between religion and science, and that there is only one God who created all of the major religions. More information is available at www.Bahai.org.
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