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Recordings of Recent Events

Thomas F. Farr, Ph.D.
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

"The Missing Key to More Effective U.S. Diplomacy: Religious Liberty"
February 9, 2015


John Inazu, JD, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Law

"The Meaning of the 2014 Elections"
with Kirsten Powers
November 19, 2014


John Inazu, JD, Ph.D
Washington University School of Law

"The First Amendment and Religious Freedom Under Fire"
November 19, 2014


Dr. Michael Hakkenberg
Roanoke College

"Voices of the 16th Century (and maybe the 21st): On Vocation, Calling, and Service"
October 6, 2014


Jennifer Wiseman, Ph.D.
Director of the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion

"The AAAS DOSER Project"
September 24, 2014


Jennifer Wiseman, Ph.D.

"What No One Had Seen Before"
September 23, 2014


Makoto Fujimura

"Art as a Christian Vocation"
January 21, 2014


Bill Fintel, MD
Anne Carlisle, RPh Pharm
Andrea LeGault, PT
Mark Graham, DMin

"Working Together for the Good of the Patient"
October 1, 2013


Jonathan Reckford
Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity

"Working Together to Build Homes, Communities and Hope"
September 3, 2013

Roanoke College Lecture Video (to be added)

WSLS Video


Rick Steves
Travel Author and Television Personality

"A Calling to Travel"
March 12, 2013


David Gushee
Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics
Director, Center for Theology and Public Life
Mercer University

"The Meaning of the 2012 Elections" 
with Stephen Hayes
November 13, 2013


  Dr. Robert Millet
Professor of Ancient Scripture
Brigham Young University
Dr. Gerald McDermott
Dr. Robert Benne
Dr. Harry Wilson
Roanoke College

"A Mormon President? Religious & Political Perspectives"
September 14, 2012


Robert Benne
Director of the Center for Religion and Society
Roanoke College

"Long Obedience in the Same Direction"
March 29, 2012



Michael McClymond
Associate Professor
Saint Louis University

"Jonathan Edwards and the Future of Global Christianity"
February 10, 2012


Pictured are Charles and Helen Schummann, donors for the Schumann Chair in Christian Ethics. Next to them are James Peterson, holder of the Schummann Chair, and Fritz Oehlschlaeger, Professor of English at Virginia Tech. The latter two lectured at a Symposium held at Roanoke College's Antrim Chapel on November 10 entitled: The Promise and Peril of Bio-Technological Advance.


Jean Bethke Elshtain
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics
University of Chicago Divinity School
Member of the President's Council on Bio-Ethics

"The Blessings and Burdens of a Christian Political Philosopher"
March 31, 2011


Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn
Boston Hebrew College
Dr. Gerald McDermott
Roanoke College

"What Can Jews and Christians Learn from Each Other?"
January 27, 2011 in Antrim Chapel


George Weigel
Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center Washington, DC

"The Meaning of Pope John Paul II for Church and World,"
October 26, 2010


M. Roy Schwarz, MD
Senior Vice President of Medical Education and Science
American Medical Association

"Faith, the Ongoing Miracle for a Physician"
March 25, 2010 


Dr. Robert Benne
Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Dr. Gerald McDermott
Dr. Ned 
Roanoke College

Symposium—"Does Theology Belong in the Academy?"
January 27, 2010

Benne's Introduction
Hinlicky Speech
McDermott Speech
Wisnefske Speech

Judge Humes Franklin, Jr.
Chief Judge of the 25th Circuit Court of Virginia

"Whether Judges and Lawyers Too Can Be Saved"
April 2, 2009


John Stackhouse
Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology
Regent College, Vancouver, BC

"Beer, Poetry, Prayer, Dishwashing and Work: CS Lewis's Approach to Life"
February 20, 2009


Carl Braaten
Professor of Theology Emeritus
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

"Public Theology, the Lutheran Contribution, and Christian Higher Education"
In honor of Dr. Robert Benne's new festschrift: A Report from the Front Lines.
January 30, 2009

Audio Only
Photo Gallery

Brad Wilcox
Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Virginia

"Why Marriage Matters"
November 11, 2008


Father Richard John Neuhaus
Catholic Priest and Author

"Moral Issues and Political Choices"
October 9, 2008


Harry Stout
Jonathan Edwards Professor
Yale University

"The Religion of Jamestown"
October 5, 2007


John Witte
Director, Emory University Center for the Study of Law and Religion

"Separation of Church and State - Facts, Fictions, and Future Challenges"
September 17, 2007


Bishop Tom (Dr. N.T.) Wright
Bishop of Durham in the Church of England

"Did Jesus Really Rise From the Dead?"
March 16, 2007

MP3 audio file

Mark Noll
Wheaton College

"The Explosion of Christianity in the Global South"
March 24, 2006 in Antrim Chapel

Audio Only

Gilbert Meilaender
Professor of Theology
Valparaiso University

"Ethics at the End of Life - after Schiavo"
September 23, 2005

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Dr. Robert Millet
Brigham Young University
Dr. Gerald McDermott
Roanoke College

a public conversation on "The Mormon Jesus"
September 20, 2005

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