Baylor University Press to Host Marc Ellis Book Signing March 22

March 16, 2000

Baylor University Press will host a book signing with Dr. Marc Ellis, University Professor of American and Jewish Studies at Baylor. Ellis will sign copies of his book, A Year at the Catholic Worker: A Spiritual Journey Among the Poor, at a reception at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the Baines-Fentress Room at the Bill Daniel Student Center. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and refreshments will be served.

Ellis, who also directs the Center for Jewish and American Studies at Baylor, was an active member of the Catholic Workers Movement in 1974-1975. He has achieved international acclaim as an expert on contemporary Judaism and the Holocaust. Formerly a visiting scholar at Harvard University, he joined the Baylor faculty in 1998.

He is the author of nine books including Unholy Alliance: Religion and Atrocity in Our Time, Ending Auschwitz: The Future of Jewish and Christian Life and O Jerusalem: The Contest Future of the Jewish Covenant. Reviews of Ellis' books have appeared in The Times, of London, Jerusalem Times and numerous scholarly journals.

For more information, contact David Holcomb at 710-3217.

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