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Biblical Texts on Immigration, Refugees, and the Stranger

  • Click here for the handout from the event presented by Dr. Joel Baden of Yale Divinty School.

2017 Year of the Reformation - Thoughts on the Character of the Protestant Reformation

  • Click here to view the manuscript by Dr. Bruce Gordon.
  • Click here for more information on the event.

Calvinism and Politics - What Reformed Christians Believe About Civil Government

The Reformed Tradition has long been known for the value its adherents have placed on participation in public life as a way of carrying out the work of the church in the world. It has also been known for the distinctive views its adherents have had of the nature and purpose of civil governemnt as well as the way in which Christians should conduct themselves in public. This event, presented by Dr. W. David Little, was designed as an opportunity to explore the resources availbale in the Reformed tradition for thinking about the political challenges of our time.

John Knox Sunday

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has proclaimed Sunday, October 26 to be John Knox Sunday in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Scottish Reformer.

Roundtable Resources

The Family as a Learning Community: How the Church Can Help - October 15, 2011

Why Religious Literacy Matters - October 16, 2010

Biblical and Theological Literacy - What Exactly Are We Aiming For? - February 12, 2011

Christian Education in a Commitment-Challenged Culture - April 9, 2011

r. R. Bruce Douglass recommends:

  • Summer Reading Recommendations 2016 available here
  • Christian faith: Calvinism is back, Christian Science Monitor, By Josh Burek, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor / March 27, 2010
  • Faith, nice and easy, The Christian Century, by Kenda Creasy Dean, associate professor at Princeton Theological Seminary / August 10, 2010

Convocation Resources
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2019 Convocation

2018 Convocation

  • 2018 Convocation Address: Unexpected Yet Not Un-Predestined? The Surprising Growth of Calvinism as a Global Religious Phenomenom in the Late 20th Century, Dr. Paul C.H. Lim

2017 Convocation

  • 2017 Convocation Address: Thoughts on the Character of the Protestant Reformation, The Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak
    • Event Information
    • Social Media Roundup - Click here to view social media activity during the Convocation
    • Convocation Photos - Click here to view the photos on Facebook
    • Convocation Recording - Click here to listen to Dr. Boesak's Presentation. Click here to listen to the Convocation Q&A session.

2016 Convocation

2015 Convocation

2014 Convocation

  • 2014 Convocation Address: "Is There a Reformed Asthetic?" by William Dyrness, Professor of Theology and Culture, Fuller Theological Seminary

2013 Convocation

  • 2013 Convocation Address: "Getting Saved From What and For What? A Reformed Perspective" by Dr. David Kelsey, the Luther Weigle Professor Emeritus of Theology, Yale Divinity School

2012 Convocation

2011 Convocation

  • 2011 Convocation Program
  • 2011 Convocation Address: "Integrating Faith and Economic Life: Reformed Perspectives" by Dr. Douglas A. Hicks, Professor of Leadership Studies and Religion, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond
  • Respondents:
    • D. Jeffrey Lenn, Associate Vice-President for Academic Operations and Professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy at George Washington University.
    • Whitworth ("Skip") Ferguson, III, pastor of the Manassas (Va.) Presbyterian Church. He was awarded an M.B.A by the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. by Cornell University

2010 Convocation

2009 Convocation

2008 Convocation

2007 Convocation


Reformation Sunday Resources

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