This Week at Baylor: Aug. 20-26, 2017

  • Stephen Wykstra
    Stephen Wykstra, author of Warranted Christian Belief, will deliver a lecture on Christianity and evidentialism in Armstrong Browning Library on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
  • John McClanahan
    Former Baylor art department chair John McClanahan will host a talk and reception for his new exhibit in the Martin Museum of Art on Thursday, Aug. 24.
  • Kari Jobe
    Christian songwriter and worship leader Kari Jobe will perform in Waco Hall on Saturday, Aug. 26 as part of her "Garden" tour.
Aug. 18, 2017

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WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several notable concerts, lectures and events, including a performance by Christian songwriter Kari Jobe, the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Baylor VETS lounge and a talk with artist John McClanahan about his latest exhibit in the Martin Museum of Art.

MONDAY, Aug. 21

Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome – In partnership with the Waco Hippodrome, Baylor Student Activities will show the investigative documentary “What the Health” at 7 p.m. at the Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Tickets are free and can be picked up at the Waco Hippodrome Box Office or here. For more information on scheduled screenings, visit the Student Activities Website.

TUESDAY, Aug. 22

Institute for Studies of Religion Lecture – Stephen Wykstra, Ph.D., author of the book Warranted Christian Belief and retired professor of philosophy at Calvin College, will deliver a lecture titled “Not Done in a Corner Revisited: Becoming a More Sensible Evidentialist about Jesus” at 5:15 p.m. in the Treasure Room of Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. A reception in the Cox Reception Hall will immediately follow. This event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register online.


John McClanahan Artist Talk and Reception – Former Baylor art department chair John McClanahan will discuss his latest collection of landscapes, the Velasco Paintings, at 5:30 p.m. at the Martin Museum of Art, 60 Baylor Ave. The event is free and open to the public, and the collection will be on display from Aug. 22 until Dec. 4.

FRIDAY, Aug. 25

VETS Lounge Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony – Baylor’s Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program celebrates the grand opening of the VETS Lounge at 3 p.m. in room 51 on the garden level of Sid Richardson Building, 1410 S. Fourth St.


Kari Jobe “Garden Tour” Concert – Christian songwriter and worship leader Kari Jobe will perform with special guest Cody Carnes at 7 p.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. and general admission tickets are $22.95. For more information on ticket pricing, discounts and deluxe tickets, click here.

by Kassidy Woytek , student newswriter, (254) 710-6805


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