2017 EDS Schedule

Thursday

3:30 pm       Seminar for Pastors: "The Pastor as Public Theologian"
6:00 pm       Vespers at St George Orthodox Christian Cathedral
7:00 pm       Welcome Reception at Eighth Day Books

Friday

9:00 am      Third Hour Prayer at St George
9:30 am      Convocation with a Contemplation by Director Doom: "A New Christendom: Rethinking Evangelism for a Secular Age"
9:45 am      Keynote Lecture by Frederica Mathewes-Green: "Watchmen, Tell Us of the Night"
11:00 am    Break
11:30 am    Breakouts

      • Erin Doom: "Neo-Patristic Synthesis: An Ecumenical Endeavor for the Life of a Secular Age"
      • Stephanie Mann: "Long Live the Queen: John Henry Newman and the Place of Theology in a Liberal Arts Education"
      • Fr. Gregory Mathewes-Green: "Beyond the Walls: The Parish in the Public Square"

12:30 pm    Lunch
2:00 pm      Plenary Lecture by Brian Zahnd: "Mene, Mene, Upharsin: Prophetic Witness as Public Theology" 
3:00 pm      Free Time
6:30 pm      Festal Banquet Dinner with Speakers

Saturday

9:00 am      Third Hour Prayer at St George
9:30 am      Convocation with a Contemplation by Erin Doom: "A New Christendom: Reenchanting Discourse for a Secular Age"
9:45 am      Keynote Lecture by Frederica Mathewes-Green: "Public Sphere and Private Sphere"
11:00 am    Break
11:30 am    Breakouts

      • Martin Cothran: "How Classical Education Is an Innoculation Against Nihilism"
      • Dr. Chris Kettler: "Bonhoeffer's Ethics: Christ in the World"
      • Abigail Wooley: "Are My Neighbors and I 'In This Together?' A Dialogue with Niebuhr & Hauerwas"

12:30 pm    Lunch, Book Signings & Cathedral Tours
2:00 pm      Plenary Lecture by Martin Cothran: "The Eclipse of Everything (And How To Avoid It)"
3:00 pm      Break
3:15 pm      Panel Dialogue
5:00 pm      Great Vespers
7:30 pm      Open House at Eighth Day Books and Eighth Day Institute

Sunday

10:00 am    Divine Liturgy at St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral

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