Speaker Series

Faith & The Arts with Andrew Peterson

  • Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • In the Great Hall
  • Free Event

Andrew is "all-around artisan" who plays folk rock, roots rock, and country gospel music. He is a founding member of the Square Peg Alliance, a group of Christian songwriters, and he has toured with Caedmon's Call, Fernando Ortega, Michael Card, Sara Groves, Bebo Norman, Nichole Nordeman, Jill Phillips, Andy Gullahorn, Ben Shive, Eric Peters, and others.

"The common thread in all this is my love for Christ and his Kingdom, my belief in the power of story and art, and my need for family and community. I want to use my gifts to tell the truth, and to tell it as beautifully as I can."– Andrew Peterson

There will also be an exhibit on loan from the Museum of Biblical Art featuring the work of early modernist, Marc Chagall.


 

Faith and Masculinity with Stephen Mansfield

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Lincoln's Battle with God Book Talk Lunch (Date to be announced)

Mansfield grew up largely in Europe due to his father's career as an officer in the U.S. Army. He attended Oral Roberts University and earned a bachelor's degree in history and philosophy.

Mansfield is a New York Times best-selling author of countless titles such as: Never Give In: The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill; Then Darkness Fled: The Liberating Philosophy of Booker T. Washington; and Forgotten Founding Father: The Heroic Legacy of George Whitefield; and Mansfield's Book of Manly Men: An Utterly Invigorating Guide to Being Your Most Masculine Self.


 

Faith & Science with Alistair McGrath

September 15–16, 2018

After his initial academic work in the natural sciences, McGrath turned to the study of theology and intellectual history, while occasionally becoming engaged in broader cultural debates about the rationality and relevance of the Christian faith. McGrath is the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford and a Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford. He is President of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.