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MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR EDITH SCHAEFFER, 1914-2013
Since the funeral and burial services for Edith Schaeffer have been held in Switzerland and Minnesota, very far from the Northeast of the United States, the workers at the Southborough branch of L’Abri will hold a memorial service for her on May 18, 2013 at 3:00. The service will be held at 49 Lynbrook Road, Southborough, Massachusetts, 01772.
As the co-founder of L’Abri, her life has been of immense importance to all of us in the work L’Abri and also to many thousands of others throughout the world. We mourn her loss but also want to have the occasion to celebrate her life and to express our gratitude to God for her. Please join us if you can, whether you knew her personally or not.
For more information please go to: http://www.labri.org/edith-schaeffer.html
Summer Lecture Schedule 2013
all lectures begin at 8:00 pm and are held at
49 Lynbrook Road
Southborough, MA 01772
May 24 Same Sex Marriage – What is at Stake?
May 31 He has told you what is good... to love kindness
June 7 The Problem of Our Selves, I: A Sense of Other
June 14 Taking Comfort in the Foolishness of God
June 21 “Eustace read none of the right books…” C. S. Lewis on Reading
June 28 Recovering the Strangeness of Our Familiar Redemption Story, Part II: Christmas
July 5 The Problem of Our Selves, II: Self-Interest
July 12 The Hospitality of God
July 19 The Problem of Our Selves, III: When the Self is the Foundation for Meaning
Jan. 18 Racial Reconciliation
Jan. 25 An Evening of Scottish Fiddle Music with Hanneke Cassel, Mike Block (cello), and Christopher Lewis (guitar)
Donations to the musicians will be welcome on the night.
Feb. 1 Gender Conflict in the Light of the Gospel
Feb. 8 Lecture canceled in anticipation of the upcoming snowstorm
Feb. 15 Can Republicans and Democrats Sit in the Same Pew?
Rev. Charlie Drew (Charlie is the pastor of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City)
*Feb. 18 The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative, 1648-2013: How Did We Get There and What Are We to Do?
Dr. Iain Provan (Iain is a professor of Old Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, BC)
*Note that this is a Monday evening!
Feb. 22 Whose Humility – Nietzsche or Jesus?
March 1 Recovering the Strangeness of our Familiar Redemption Story: Part 1
March 8 Goblins and Balrog and Orcs: Where Tolkien Found His Monsters and What He Did With Them
Dr. Matthew Dickerson (Matthew Dickerson is a professor at Middlebury College and prolific author)
March 15 Moving Out and Moving On: Why It’s Important to Run Away From Home
Mary Frances Giles
Autumn Lecture Schedule 2012
Sept. 14 The Creative Imagination and the Image of God
Sept. 21 Three Ways to See the World, I: Sentimentality
Sept. 28 Are We Better Off? What Indigenous Boat Building Can Tell Us About the Effects of the Industrial Revolution
Oct. 5 The Wisdom of Weaving and the Weaving of Wisdom
Oct. 12 Are Good Things Beautiful to Us? The Importance of Developing Moral Imagination
Oct. 19 Three Ways to See the World, II: Cynicism
Oct. 26 The Rise and Fall of Love-based Marriage, Part III: From the 1950’s to Today
Nov. 2 The Roots of Human Creativity in Genesis 1-2
Nov. 9 Three Ways to See the World, III: Gratitude
SPRING/SUMMER L’ABRI 2012
May 25 Reclaiming the Prodigal: Ministry and Understanding the Times We Live in
Rev. Dr. J. Anthony Lloyd
June 1 The Book of Job Speaks Today
June 8 Tempted in Every Way: Reflections on the Temptation of Jesus
June 15 The Rise and Fall of Love-Based Marriage, Part I: 12th to 19th Century Europe
June 22 Please note the change: A Film viewing and discussion on "Stranger Than Fiction"
June 29 “How Good and Pleasant it is…”: The Apologetic Value of Christian Unity
July 6 The Rise and Fall of Love-Based Marriage, Part II: From the Puritans to the Victorians in America
July 13 “The Dwarfs are for the Dwarfs”: C. S. Lewis on Skepticism
July 20 Searching for the Blessings of Religion – Without God