New York Events:
Forming the Artist
Saturday, November 16
This third installment of the The Art of the Beautiful lecture series will be given by David Clayton, Artist-in-Residence and lecturer at Thomas More College. Thanks to the Catholic Artists Society and the Thomistic Institute for hosting these wonderful lectures. More information here .
Whos Afraid of Modern Art
Tuesday, November 19
Dan Siedell, author of God in the Gallery , a curator, and now a Presidential Scholar & Art Historian in Residence at The Kings College, presents ‘Whos Afraid of Modern Art?’a personal account of his journey as a Christian and as a curator and art critic devoted to modern and contemporary art. Register for this free event here .
Doing Business: A Dog-Eat-Dog World?
Friday, November 22
Crossroads and the American Bible Society present a conversation with Andreas Widner, director of Entrepreneurship Programs at the Catholic University of America on the topic of why entrepreneurship is not about profit maximization and untamed competition. This is a free event. Find out more here .
C.S. Lewis: In Memoriam
Saturday, November 23
The Sheen Center and the New York C.S. Lewis Society will commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of [Lewis] death with distinguished speakers, panel discussions, a documentary film, much conversation, refreshments, a book table, and dinner. Here is a full schedule . For more information about the event and registration, visit here .
And in Washington D.C.:
Faith: The Key to Unlocking the Scripture
Thursday, November 21
Fr. Ignacio Carbajosa will give a talk on his book Faith, the Fount of Exegesis in which he uncovers the philosophical premises of the dominant [scriptural] interpretations and their deceptive claims to objectivity. Presented by Crossroads and the Catholic Information Center, this free event’s details can be found here .
Leland Award Lecture on Religious Liberty
Friday, December 13
Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, will host The Leland Award Lecture on Religious Liberty featuring Robert P. George . . . The event will be held from 2:00 to 3:30 PM EST at the Rayburn House Office Building in the Gold Room, #2168, and is open for media to attend. For more information, visit here