Our 2023 First Things Intellectual Retreat will be held at the Union League Club of New York on August 11–12. Sign up now!
Join us on Monday, July 10 in Kansas City for a conversation with First Things editor R. R. Reno and Kansas City Chiefs placekicker Harrison Butker on magnanimity in a polarized world.
On Sunday, March 12, First Things contributor Bronwen McShea and editor R. R. Reno will be discussing McShea's new historical biography, La Duchesse: The Life of Marie de Vignerot—Cardinal Richelieu's Forgotten Heiress Who Shaped the Fate of France (Pegasus Books).
Join us on Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. to hear Matthew B. Crawford give the sixth annual First Things Lecture in Washington, D.C. at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium (214 Massachusetts Avenue NE).
Join us on Monday, February 20 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta, Georgia for a conversation with Mark Bauerlein on “Living a Christian Life in an Increasingly Secular World.” Registration form below.
Now in its 35th 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 over five hundred people each year. The lecture also appears in the pages of First Things and on FirstThings.com.
First Things is pleased to host its 7th Annual Poetry Reading with David Middleton.
Join us at Belmont Abbey College on October 14-15 for the first of what we hope are many regional First Things reader summits. Our topic: Friendship in an Age of Polarization.
What does “Jesus is Lord” mean in a liberal political culture like our own? What kind of public authority should religious believers seek for God’s revelation? Join us as First Things editor R. R. Reno sits down with New York Times columnist and prolific author Ross Douthat for a timely conversation
Please join us at Austin’s University Avenue Church of Christ to hear contributing editor Carl R. Trueman give a public lecture on “The Sentimental Death of a Culture.”