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Art Simon, founder and president emeritus of Bread for the World, is coming to Rockford. He will speak at the following events Wednesday, Oct: 5:
Noon-1 p.m.Luncheon and talk at Rockford College, Changing the Politics of Hunger (open to students, faculty and the publicreservations requiredcall Carol Burmeister, 815-397-5579); and
7 p.m.Talk, book signing and reception at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4700 Augustana Drive, Ending Hunger: Politics and the Kingdom (open to the public, no charge).
Simon, a Lutheran clergyman, united Catholics and Protestants in 1974 to form a nationwide Christian movement that seeks justice for the worlds hungry people. Bread for the World members lobby Congress.
Simon is the author of a number of books. He wrote The Politics of World Hunger with his brother, the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.). His most recent books are How Much is Enough? Hungering for God in an Affluent Culture and Rediscovering the Lords Prayer.
From the Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2005, issue