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Correction: In the October 2018 print edition, the date was erroneously listed as October 26th. The correct date is October 29th. 

Click here to watch the 2018 Erasmus Lecture.

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

presented by Rémi Brague
Romano Guardini chair, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

God as a Gentleman

October 29, 6:00 pm
Union League Club
38 East 37th Street
New York City

Rémi Brague is a professor of philosophy at the Sorbonne and at the University of Munich. His books include The Law of God (University of Chicago) and The Wisdom of the World: The Human Experience of the Universe in Western Thought (University of Chicago).