September 19 – October 29, 2018 | The L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture will host a national traveling art exhibit called “Come to the Table.” The exhibit is made available through Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA), a non-profit dedicated to exploring and nurturing the relationship between the visual arts and the Christian faith. The opening reception is scheduled for September 24 at 7pm with light refreshments. Learn more.
September 18, 2018 at 7pm | Dr. Michael Ward will lecture on his book Planet Narnia and C.S. Lewis in the Center for Faith and Culture Seminar Room (Patterson Hall 223).
Dr. Ward is Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford. He is the author of the award-winning Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis (Oxford University Press) and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis (Cambridge University Press). Though based at Blackfriars in Oxford, he is also employed as Professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University, teaching one course per semester as part of the online MA program in Christian Apologetics. Learn more and pre-register.
October 22, 2018 at 11:30am | New York Times Columnist Ross Douthat will speak at a luncheon in the Ledford Event Room.
Ross Douthat is a New York Times op-ed columnist who writes about politics, religion, moral values and higher education. His columns appear each Wednesday and Sunday in The New York Times. He is also a National Review film critic, and author of several critically acclaimed books, including Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, Grand New Party, Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class, and To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism. Douthat is a graduate of Harvard University and has appeared on CNN, Fox News and various other nationally syndicated programs. Learn more and pre-register.
October 23, 2018 at 7pm | Dr. Brent Waters will lecture on “Disembodied Bioethics: The Incarnation, Embodiment, and Late Modern Medicine” in our annual Drummond Bush Lecture in the Center for Faith and Culture Seminar Room (Patterson Hall 223).
Dr. Waters is the Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics, and Director of the Jerre L. and Mary Joy Stead Center for Ethics and Values at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. He is the author of numerous books and articles. He was the recipient of the Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics in 2016. Waters has served previously as the Director of the Center for Business, Religion and Public Life, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of the University of Redlands (B.A.), School of Theology at Claremont (M.Div., D.Min.) and the University of Oxford (D.Phil.). Learn more and pre-register.