“The Real Israel: What You Haven’t Heard and Don’t Know,” 7 p.m., Feb. 7, Weyerhaeuser Hall
Guest lecture by Jonathan Adelman. He is a professor in the Josef Korbel Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver and author of “The Rise of Israel: A History of a Revolutionary State .” He served as the doctoral dissertation advisor to National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and is a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, in Washington, D.C.
“The Lindaman Era: Whitworth in the ’70s,” 7 p.m., Feb. 9, Weyerhaeuser Hall
Whitworth in the ’70s was challenged to look back at its heritage and forward to a very exciting future. During that era Whitworth was led by its 14th president, Christian futurist Edward B. Lindaman, whose previous professional experience was in the aerospace industry. Join two 1970s Whitworth alumni whose diverging professional and spiritual paths — and enduring friendship — capture the essence of this fascinating decade on campus. Glen Hiemstra, ’71, founder and owner of Futurist.com, is dedicated to disseminating information about the future to assist individuals, organizations and industries in effective strategic planning. The Rev. Dave Brown, ’76, is the pastor of Immanuel Presbyterian Church, in Tacoma. A graduate of Princeton Seminary, he has served three congregations prior to Immanuel. In the 1990s, he left parish ministry and was a staff member for the National Council of Churches Committee on Public Education.
Valentine’s Day concert, 7 p.m. Feb. 12, Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church
The Whitworth Choir, Whitworth Women’s Choir and Whitworth Men’s Chorus will perform a special Valentine’s Day concert.
“Christianity and the Death of the Idol,” 7 p.m., Feb. 15, Weyerhaeuser Hall
Guest lecturer will be Peter Rollins, who is a writer and public speaker and founder of ikon, a faith group that creates “transformance art” with live music, imagery, theatre, ritual and reflection.