Speaker Archive

Browse our speakers chronologically using the links to the left, or use the search function at the top of the page to search for a particular speaker or lecture series.

Jun 18 2017

The Bible and the Founders: How Scripture Shaped American Democracy

Daniel Dreisbach is a Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Oxford University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia. Dr. Dreisbach's research interests include constitutional law and the intersection of politics, law, and religion.


Jun 11 2017

Good Sports: Reflections of a (Presbyterian) Pioneer in Sports Journalism

Christine Brennan is a national sports columnist for USA Today, a commentator for CNNPBS NewsHour and NPR’s Morning Edition and best-selling author of Inside Edge and Best Seat in the House

Jun 4 2017

The Unintended Reformation

Joseph Small served for many years as the Director of Theology, Worship and Education for the PCUSA. He is the author of several books including To Be Reformed: Living the Tradition.

May 28 2017

Who is My Neighbor? Hospitality in a Climate of Fear

Todd Green is Associate Professor of Religion at Luther College and author of The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West. He is completing a year-long Franklin Fellowship at the State Department.

Jan 29 2017

Challenges and Opportunities Facing Christian Higher Education

Dr. Beck Taylor, President of Whitworth University, a Presbyterian-related college, guides us in an examination of the issues facing Christian colleges today. There are many issues unique to Christ-centered education, namely, how to find the right balance between rigorous intellectual inquiry and the integration of convictions grounded in Christian faith.