2017 Spring Institute
Co-Sponsored by the Christian Study Center of Gainesville
and the Gainesville Pastoral Formation Program.
Hosted by City Church.
“Through the Eyes of C.S. Lewis: Medieval Wisdom for Everyday Life”
Free Public Lecture, 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2017
“Getting Medieval on Health, Art, Science, Private Virtue, Public Ethics, and More”
All-day Institute, Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Dr. Chris Armstrong is the author of Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians, and he brings his expertise in medieval history to guide clergy and ministry leaders in recovering the medieval mind on practical issues of spirituality and human life.
The institute begins with a free public lecture on Monday evening, March 27, and continues with lectures and discussion exclusively for institute registrants throughout the morning and evening on Tuesday, March 28. Breakfast and dinner are included.
Registration and Schedule
There are two steps to register. Registration is not complete until both steps are finished:
- Fill out the registration form
- Pay the registration fee in one of three ways:
- Online via PayPal: Enter the fee amount (listed above), and add “2017 Spring Institute” in the section for special instructions
- Via check payable to the Christian Study Center of Gainesville, mailed to 112 NW 16th Street, Gainesville, FL 32603
- Pay by cash by visiting the Study Center office.
Questions? Contact the Study Center office: (352) 379-7375, or email email@example.com.
Registration Fee: $34.25 per person covers lectures, breakfast, refreshments, and dinner on Tuesday.
Made To Work, Made To Worship
2015 Summer Institute on Faith and Vocation
James K. A. Smith, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College and Editor of Comment Magazine, led a weekend intensive of lectures and discussions incorporating biblical wisdom and contemporary scholarship focused on how what we do shapes who we are.
- Part 1: You Are What You Love: Curating the Hearts of Culture Makers
- Part 2: Everything Matters: Vocation is for Lovers
- Part 3: What Are We (Re)Made For? Bearing God’s Image at Work
- Part 4: How Culture Forms Us: “Secular” Liturgies and Office Rituals
- Part 5: How (Not) To Be Secular: Understanding Your Workplace
- Part 6: Desire (by) Design: Imagining the World Otherwise
- Part 7: Review and Discussion led by Richard Horner