Fourth Annual “Austin Grad—First Things” Lecture

The fourth annual “Austin Graduate School of Theology – First Things Lecture” is now complete.  Once again, the event was a great success.  On Monday evening, October 8, about 130 people braved the heavy rain to hear Ephraim Radner, Professor of Historical Theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. The lecture topic was “Ecumenism in a Post-Christian Society.” … [Read more...]

“Ecumenism in a Post-Christian Society” Austin Graduate School of Theology – First Things Lecture

  I am pleased to announce the fourth annual Austin Graduate School of Theology – First Things Lecture, to be held in Austin, Texas, on Monday, October 8, at 7:00 p.m.  This year’s speaker will be Ephraim Radner.  Radner is Professor of Historical Theology at Wycliffe College, an evangelical seminary of the Anglican tradition at the University of Toronto. Austin Graduate School of Theology is excited to cooperate in this lecture once again with First Things, which is one of the most widely read and influential religious journals in the United States.  As an ecumenical endeavor—featuring regular contributions from Roman … [Read more...]

Third Annual “Austin Grad – First Things Lecture” Recap

The third annual “Austin Graduate School of Theology – First Things Lecture” is in the books.  Once again, the event was a great success.  On Monday evening, September 11, Patrick Deneen, associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, spoke to a crowd of more than 200 in downtown Austin.  The lecture topic was “The War of All Against All: The New Aristocracy and the Revolt of the Masses.”  It was an especially timely lecture, given the deep divisions that are apparent in the United States.  What follows is my summary (not Deneen’s) for those who missed the event. … [Read more...]