History

Lectures 2007 – 2015

Oct 2015 Diana Butler Bass | Author, speaker, independent scholar | Grounded
July 2015 Jessica Jackley | Co-Founder, Kiva / Author, Clay Water Brick Author reading, co-presented with Mwanzo Proud Farmers
March 2015 Lauren Winner | Episcopal priest, author, professor, Duke University | Wearing God: Clothing, Fire, Laughter and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God
Feb 2015 Robin Meyers | Senior minister of Mayflower UCC church Oklahoma City | Beloved Community of Spiritual Resistance
Oct 2014 Pamela Eisenbaum |Associate Professor of Biblical Studies and Christian Origins, Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado, and affiliate faculty member of the Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver Stephen J. Patterson | Geo. H. Atkinson Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies at Willamette University Prostitutes, Virgins, and Androgynes: Sex and Gender in Early Christianity
June 2014 Marcus Borg | Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon John Dominic Crossan | Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois Sister Joan Chittister | Member, Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania | A Panel Discussion and Lecture | The Dream of God: A World of Justice and Non-Violence
Feb 2014 Lauren Winner | Episcopal priest, author, professor, Duke University | Mudhouse Sabbath
Oct 2013 Gretta Vosper | Pastor, West Hill United in Scarborough, Ontario | Amen: What Prayer Can Mean in a World Beyond Belief
July 2013 Reza Aslan | Author, speaker, Middle-East expert, founder of Aslan Media | Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
May 2013 Thomas Reynolds | Associate Professor of Theology, Emmanuel College in Victoria College of Toronto University, Toronto Canada | Outside Inclusion: A Case for Care-Full Hospitality in the Church
Feb 2013 Miroslav Volf | Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology / Founding Director, Yale Center for Faith & Culture | Allah: A Christian Response
Oct 2012 John Bell | Preacher, teacher, liturgical composer, Scotland Spirituality and Music
Feb 2012 Marcus Borg | Speaking Christian
Oct 2011 Robin Meyers | Senior minister of Mayflower UCC church Oklahoma City | How I Became a Heretic With Help from Jesus
Oct 2011 Diana Butler Bass | Chabraja Fellow Seabury Western Theological Seminary | Christianity After Religion
May 2011 John J Thatamanil | Associate Professor of Theology and World Religions, Union Theological Society | Eucharist Upstairs, Yoga Downstairs
Feb 2011 J. Phillip Newell | Formerly Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland |A New Harmony
Oct 2010 John Shelby Spong | American Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Ret. |Eternal Life: A New Vision
April 2010 Walter Brueggemann | William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary |The Drama of Rehabilitation
Feb 2010 Amy Jill Levine | Vanderbilt University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies Jesus | Judaism and Jewish Christian Relations
Oct 2009 John Dominic Crossan | Paul: An Appealing or Appalling Apostle?
Feb 2009 Marcus Borg | Mysticism and the Christian Path
Feb 2008 John Dominic Crossan | Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois | God and Empire, Celtic Christianity
Feb 2007 Marcus Borg | Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon A Tale of Two Christianities