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Celebrating 20 years of the Holmer Lecture

Twenty Years of Holmer Lectures

This fall, Dr. Karen Swallow Prior will deliver our twentieth annual Paul Holmer Memorial Lecture. We’re grateful to be able to carry on this lecture series—a true testament to the vision of MacLaurin’s founder, William Monsma.

We don’t have the titles or exact dates for every lecture, but here’s a list of who has given the lecture each year, along with as much other information as I’ve been able to find about the lecture:

1996

1997

  • George Marsden
  • “The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship: What Difference Do Christian Perspectives Make?”

1998

1999

2000

  • Bruce Reichenbach
  • “Divine Sway: The Concept of Play in Hindu and Christian Thought”

2001

2002

2003

  • Gilbert Meilander
  • “Begetting Children—Designing Descendants”
  • Delivered November 7, 2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

  • Stanley Hauerwas
  • “Theological Knowledge and the Knowledge of the University”
  • Delivered November 9, 2007

2008

  • David Gushee
  • “Evangelicals and Human Rights: Problems and Prospects for the 21st Century”
  • audio recording
  • Delivered October 3, 2008

2009

  • J. Budziszewski
  • “Kicking Against the Goad: Why Natural Law is Real, Good, and Usually Detested”
  • Delivered October 10, 2009

2010

  • James K.A. Smith
  • “We Are What We Worship: On Sacred and Secular Liturgies”
  • Delivered November 19, 2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

1 Comment

  1. Shirley Swallow

    2 years ago  

    So proud of you and amazed at what God is doing with you. May He continue to guide you every step of the way. All my Love, MOM

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