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Join The Friday Forum Book Group on Sept. 10


On Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. (Pacific), Adventist Forum invites you to join the Friday Forum Book Group to discuss The Galápagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey by Brian D. McLaren (published Fortress Press, October 1, 2019, 150 pages). The guest conversation partner will be James L. Hayward, PhD, professor emeritus of biology at Andrews University.

The discussion will be hosted by Adventist Forum Board Chair Carmen Lau and board member Alexander Carpenter, along with Bonnie Dwyer, Spectrum journal editor. 

Registration is required to join the Zoom discussion, and we want to hear your thoughts! Email Carmen at for details. The event will also be live-streamed on the Spectrum Facebook page

The Friday Forum seeks to promote community, value scholarship, and imagine ways for Adventists to live an abundant kingdom life together. Click here to view upcoming Friday Forum books or to watch past discussions. 

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