Faith Seeking Understanding Lecture Series

Fides quaerens intellectum, faith seeking understanding, is a venerable phrase in the Christian intellectual tradition, associated especially with Augustine of Hippo (354–430), and Anselm of Canterbury (1033–1109).

It was chosen as our lecture series title because it suggests our view at Gordon College that faith should not be a matter of self-satisfied piety and isolation from the life of culture and intellect. Rather, we should be engaged in the great issues, ideas, and debates of our day.

The speakers we invite each year seek to nurture both faith and understanding and explore the relationship between the two.

UPCOMING LECTURES:


02.23.2017 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM

FSU Lecture: Dr. Noah Toly Will Give The Annual Crum Lecture
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Dr. Noah Toly, of Weaton College, will give the Crum Lecture, titled "City Limits: Theological Reflections on 21st Century Urbanism"

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Dr. Noah Toly, of Weaton College, will give the Crum Lecture, titled "City Limits: Theological Reflections on 21st Century Urbanism"


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03.23.2017 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM

FSU: Dr. Ian Hutchinson Will Give The Tak Yan Lee Lecture

Dr. Ian Hutchinson, MIT will deliver the annual Tak Yan Lee Lecture.

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Dr. Ian Hutchinson, MIT will deliver the annual Tak Yan Lee Lecture titled Fusion, Faith, and Science


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03.30.2017 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM

FSU: Dr. Joe Mckinney Will Give The John Mason Lecture
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Dr. Joe McKinney, of Baylor University, will give the John Mason Lecture titled Globalization, Technological Change and Inequality

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Dr. Joe McKinney, Emeritus Professor of International Economics at Baylor University, will give the John Mason Lecture titled "Globalization, Technological Change and Inequality"


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04.10.2017 - Monday 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM

FSU: Dr. John Fea Will Give The Annual Franz Lecture

Dr. John Fea of Messiah College will give the Franz Lecture titled Why Study History?

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Dr. John Fea of Messiah College will give the Franz Lecture titled "Why Study History?"


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