L'Abri Fellowship
Southborough L'Abri

Lecture Schedule


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Autumn Lecture Schedule 2014

*Please Note*
All lectures now begin at 8:00 pm sharp 
Join us for tea and treats starting at 7:45
 
All lectures are held at
L'Abri Fellowship
49 Lynbrook Road
Southborough, MA 01772 
 

Sept. 19     You Might be More Trinitarian Than You Thought (I): Reflections on the Trinity and the Gospel                                                         
Joshua Chestnut

Sept.  26    Love for Humanity and Love for Humans
Ben Keyes

Oct. 3         Original Tolerance - The Ability to Accept Those Who are Different
Dick Keyes

Oct. 10       You Might be More Trinitarian Than You Thought (II): Reflections on the Trinity and Spiritual Practice
Joshua Chestnut

Oct. 17       New Tolerance - The Attack Dog of Modern Relativism            
Dick Keyes

Oct.  24     "Bone of My Bone": Wood Sculptures Celebrating the Meaning and Mystery of Marriage (Talk and showing of sculptures)      
Mark Potter

Oct. 31       Peter Seeing Jesus, Jesus Seeing Peter: Poetic Renderings of Gospel Texts
Sarah Chestnut

Nov. 7        Time to Play: A Developmental and Theological Model    
Mary Frances Giles

Nov. 14      "People Get Ready": The Biblical Call to be Alert
Ben Keyes

Summer 2014


May 23        Lament: A Path Toward Thankfulness in a Broken World (Part II)
Ben Keyes

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?
Dick Keyes

June 13       Imagination, Habit, and Hope in a Pornified Society
Joshua Chestnut

June 20th-
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 
Ben Keyes

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
Sarah Chestnut 

Winter 2014

Jan. 17       Reflections on How to Raise Thankful People
Ben Keyes
 
Jan. 24       Walking with God: Humility and a Sense of Other
Dick Keyes
 
Jan. 31      The Gift of Sight in a Pornified Culture
Joshua Chestnut
 
Feb. 7        “Lord, Make Me Solid Oak”: What has authenticity to do with integrity?
Sarah Chestnut
 
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
Dick Keyes
 
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
Ben Keyes

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
Dick Keyes
 
Mar. 21      Sighs too Deep for Words: Improvisation and the Life of the Moment
James Falzone (Jazz Clarinetist, composer and Prof. of Music)