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Hazelip Exchange

Welcome to the Hazelip Exchange!

The Hazelip Exchange hosts live, unrecorded Zoom meetings with leaders and peers regarding the bible and ministry. Each event is an hour of conversation with fellow participants, Hazelip faculty, and Dr. John Mark Hicks about important topics in theology, Scripture, and culture. Hazelip Exchange sessions are ideal for: 

  • Current students
  • Alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Church ministers and members

Upcoming Events

Theological Conversations & Inquiries

Below are the Spring 2023 Hazelip Exchange events (limit 12 participants per session). You are encouraged to register for only one event per semester. Waitlist options are available during the registration process.

Meet the Hosts

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John Mark Hicks

John Mark teaches theology and history courses. He has taught theology since 1982, including nine years at Harding University Graduate School of Religion (1991-2000). He has been at Lipscomb since 2000. He has ministered with churches in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Alabama, and Tennessee. He has published nine books and thirteen journal articles as well as contributed to nineteen other books.

Meet Dr. Hicks
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Richard Hughes

The scholarly interests of Richard Hughes, the Center's Scholar in Residence, have ranged from religion and race in America, to religion and American self-understanding, to religion and American higher education, to the history of restorationist traditions in the United States, especially the history of Churches of Christ, to the use of narrative in teaching. He has authored, co-authored, or edited 17 books.

Meet Dr. Hughes
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Phillip Camp

Phillip Camp teaches Old Testament and Hebrew courses. He is an author, co-author and served as campus minister for churches in Nashville, Ithaca, N.Y., and Princeton, N.J. Camp currently serves as one of the preaching/teaching ministers for the Natchez Trace Church of Christ in Nashville.

Meet Dr. Camp
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Leonard Allen

C. Leonard Allen serves as dean of the College of Bible and Ministry at Lipscomb University. He taught theology, ethics, and philosophy at the graduate and undergraduate level for over twenty years, serving as visiting professor at Biola University, adjunct professor at John Brown University and Fuller Theological Seminary, and professor at Abilene Christian University. He has lectured widely on college campuses and in churches over the past twenty-five years on biblical, historical, and theological themes.

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Lauren White

Lauren Smelser White has served as Assistant Professor of Theology at Lipscomb since 2018 and teaches various undergraduate and graduate courses in Bible and systematic, historical, and contextual theology. Dr. White’s scholarship has focused on the intersections of hermeneutic praxis, systematic theology, and theological aesthetics, and she has most recently published a book titled Flesh Made Word: The Protestant Interpretation Problem and an Embodied Hermeneutic (Fortress Academic, 2022).

Meet Dr. White