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Spirit & Story

Joshua Smith

    • Monday, April 1, 2019
    • 9:30–10:20 a.m.
  • Sutherland Auditorium
  • Open to: Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents, Staff, Students

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.

Spirit & Story chapels will explore the stories of Scripture in both the Old and New Testaments. By examining these stories, the desire is for students to place themselves within biblical narratives to understand how they are used by the Holy Spirit to reveal the nature of God and know him intimately.


Joshua Smith

Dr. Joshua Smith brings a wide range of experience in the instruction of literature and composition. He did his undergraduate work at UCLA and received his masters and Ph.D from USC. His research is primarily in nineteenth-century American literature, where he specializes in minority discourses and in the relationship between literature and history. Dr. Smith also has a secondary research interest in the literature of the American West. As an ordained minister, he has participated in pastoral and short-term missions ministry at his local church for several years. Dr. Smith is also a professional speaker and saxophone player. Animated, humorous, thought-provoking and explosive, he engages students with a personable and inspirational teaching style. Dr. Smith and his wife, Marsee, have two boys, Josué and Angelo.


(562) 903-4874

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