Category: Postmodernism

‘Church of Oprah’ lectureship class bridges new-age spirituality gap

Abilene Reporter-News, Feb. 25, 2003 By Loretta Fulton / Reporter-News Staff Writer The “Church of Oprah” filled faster Monday than most mainstream churches could ever hope on a Sunday. The 75 seats in an Abilene Christian University classroom were quickly grabbed, and the remainder of the “congregants” sat cross-legged on the floor. The “Church of Oprah” is the title of a class being taught by Chris Altrock, preaching minister of Highland Street Church of Christ in Memphis, Tenn. The class is one of many, plus daily lectures, being held during ACU’s 85th Annual Bible Lectureship. Early activities today are