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Jan. 28, 1997

Truett Seminary, University religion

department hosts conference

The religion department and the George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host a Continuing Education for Church and Denominational Workers Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at Truett Seminary.

The subject of the conference is 'Baptist Doctrine Series--Baptist Faith and Message.' Dr. Brad Creed, dean of Truett Seminary, will serve as the conference leader.

The conference will cover topics such as the difference between a confession of faith and a creed, the importance of a confession of faith, reasons for doctrinal differences, the importance of doctrine in Baptist life, what Baptists believe and the role of the Baptist faith and message.

The purpose of the conference is to assist church and denominational leaders as they give leadership to doctrinal study in their churches.

Japanese dancer to lecture on male and female symbolism today in music building

Koichika Nishikawa, sensei, will speak about male and female symbolism in traditional Japanese dance at 3:30 p.m. today in the Meadows Recital Hall of the Glennis McCrary Music Building.

Nishikawa is a guest at the University this week.

She has performed across the world, but her first major performance in the United States will be Friday at the Waco Convention Center, said Kathryn Mueller, lecturer in the sociology department.

Nishikawa's lecture will include demonstrations led by two male professional Japanese dancers.

Mueller will serve as the moderator for the program, and Dr. John Shepard, a lecturer in Asian studies, will be the translator. The lecture is open to the public.

'Culinary Hearts Kitchen' class offered at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center

Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center's Department of Preventive Medicine will host the first session of a four-week course called 'Culinary Hearts Kitchen' from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Getterman Wellness Center at U.S. Highway 6 and Bosque Boulevard.

The program is designed to teach people about heart disease and prevention with emphasis on changing cooking methods. The cost of the program is $20 for C.R.E.S.T. Card members and $25 for non-members.

Reservations are necessary due to limited class size. For more information, call the Hillcrest Information Line at 756-HBMC.

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