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2018 Erasmus Lecture

Now in its 31st year, the Erasmus Lecture brings in world-renowned speakers to New York—including Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Gilbert Meilaender, and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks—to address an audience of over five hundred people each year. The lecture also appears in the pages of First Things and on FirstThings.com.

Economics and the
Human Person

First Things and the Collegium Institute are pleased to invite our readers to Philadelphia for a memorable weekend of seminars and lectures on the relationship between markets and human life. 

Beach Books 2018

Join us for a reception and panel discussion on college summer reading. 

Building the Benedict Option

Join us for a reception, conversation, and book signing with Leah Libresco.

The Life of the Mind

First Things is pleased to invite our readers to New York City for a memorable weekend of seminars and lectures on the life of the mind. 

Jesus Becoming Jesus

Join us for a reception and conversation with Thomas G. Weinandy, OFM Cap