Clarke Chapman, professor of religion, gave
a paper on “Terrorism:
A Problem for Ethics or for Pastoral Theology?” at
the annual meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, January
8-11 in Chicago. Using Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a model, he
urged a pastoral response to the deep anxieties and humiliations
that underlie religious violence. Clarke also chaired a session
comparing the global ethics of Martin Luther King Jr. with
those of the Dalai Lama.
Assistant football coach Will Luca is going to be a bouncer—more
formally, a member of the security team— for Super
Bowl XXXVIII, which will be played February 1in Houston.
Will, offensive line coach for the Greyhounds, got the
job through his dad, whose company has been in charge of
and parking for the Super Bowl since 1992. “I’ll
probably be guarding a taco stand,” he jokes. This
is Will’s second Super Bowl, actually. He was a ball
boy at the age of 17, in 1999.
Caress Prince ’04,
Oak Forest, Ill., participated in a master class taught
by pianist Claude Frank at Jacobs Music
Co., December 8 in Philadelphia. She played two movements
of Beethoven’s Sonata No. 30 in E, Op. 109—one
of the monuments of the piano repertory. “The most
important thing I realized was that when you love music,
no matter how much effort it takes, the final product
of that effort is worth it,” she says of her experience. “This
was not something that he said; it was more in his manner.
I think that I have always known this with my head but
not with my heart; and there is a difference between
the two.” Caress
studies with Arianna Goldina, artist-lecturer in music,
whom she describes as “awesome.”
John Gorka ’80,
a well-known figure in the alternative-music world, gave
a benefit concert for South Bethlehem’s
Touchstone Theater at Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University,
January 18. Mark your calendars: He’ll also be
here for Musikfest in August.
Vivian Davis-Martinez becomes assistant dean
for the Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies on
February 2. She has
a B.A. in social work from Muhlenberg College and an M.S.W.
from Penn. For the past five years, she has been director
of client services for the Allentown Rescue Mission. She
also is an adjunct faculty member at Moravian Theological
Seminary, where she has taught courses in addiction and pastoral
counseling, the professional ethics of counseling, and marriage
and family systems. Born in Chile, Vivian has the distinction
of having received Muhlenberg’s first Latino educational
James Green VII, who weighs 8 pounds and is 21 inches long,
is the newest member of the Green family to be numbered.
He was born January 18. James Green V, his grandpa, is professor
emeritus of computer science.