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Autumn Lecture Schedule 2014
All lectures now begin at 8:00 pm sharp
Join us for tea and treats starting at 7:45
All lectures are held at
49 Lynbrook Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Sept. 19 You Might be More Trinitarian Than You Thought (I): Reflections on the Trinity and the Gospel
Sept. 26 Love for Humanity and Love for Humans
Oct. 3 Original Tolerance - The Ability to Accept Those Who are Different
Oct. 10 You Might be More Trinitarian Than You Thought (II): Reflections on the Trinity and Spiritual Practice
Oct. 17 New Tolerance - The Attack Dog of Modern Relativism
Oct. 24 "Bone of My Bone": Wood Sculptures Celebrating the Meaning and Mystery of Marriage (Talk and showing of sculptures)
Oct. 31 Peter Seeing Jesus, Jesus Seeing Peter: Poetic Renderings of Gospel Texts
Nov. 7 Time to Play: A Developmental and Theological Model
Mary Frances Giles
Nov. 14 "People Get Ready": The Biblical Call to be Alert
May 23 Lament: A Path Toward Thankfulness in a Broken World (Part II)
May 30 Multiple Modernities: Islam, Secularism, and Life in an Enchanted Universe
Dr. Bernie Adeney-Risakotta (Director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies at the Graduate School of Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)
June 6 What is Cultural Apologetics?
June 13 Imagination, Habit, and Hope in a Pornified Society
We are very sorry to inform you that we have had to cancel our upcoming two-day event with David Powlison due to conditions beyond his control.
We will still be having a Friday Night Lecture and will keep you posted on what that lecture will be in the coming days
June 27 From "Roar" to "Let It Go": Reflections on the Triumphant Modern Break-up Song
July 4 No lecture
July 11 The Goodness of Goodness and the Badness of Badness in C.S. Lewis' Fiction
Linny Dey (Co-Founder and Academic Dean, The Imago School, Maynard, MA)
July 18 Glory be to God: Word, World and Worship in Gerard Manley Hopkins
Jan. 17 Reflections on How to Raise Thankful People
Jan. 24 Walking with God: Humility and a Sense of Other
Jan. 31 The Gift of Sight in a Pornified Culture
Feb. 7 “Lord, Make Me Solid Oak”: What has authenticity to do with integrity?
Feb. 10 (Monday) Reconnecting the Threads: Theology as Sacramental Tapestry
Dr. Hans Boersma (Prof. of Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, BC)
Feb. 14 Staying Human in a Culture of Busyness
Mary Frances Giles
Feb. 21 Some Important Questions to Ask
Feb. 28 The Temple, Technology and Cultural Transformation
Dr. Walter Kim (Associate Minister, Park Street Church, Boston)
Mar. 7 Lament: A Path Toward Thankfulness in a Broken World, Part I
Mar. 11 (Tuesday) Surveillance after Snowden: Decoding the Snooping Scandal
Dr. David Lyon (Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queens University)
Mar. 14 The Strange Search for the Historical Jesus
Mar. 21 Sighs too Deep for Words: Improvisation and the Life of the Moment
James Falzone (Jazz Clarinetist, composer and Prof. of Music)