Here are a few excerpts from a lecture given by David Mullins on the life of his brother Rich Mullins at the Hall of Men on March 26, 2015.
You'll hear about the influences of family and church on Rich and four funny stories on how he looked like Jesus, could pray and cuss, wasn't mechanical, and was authentic.
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Feast of Sts Floros & Lauros the Monk-Martyrs of Illyria
Ben Davis, Associate Pastor at City Life Church, presented Lesslie Newbigin at the Hall of Men on July 27, 2017.
In this excerpt for the Digital Lectern, we learn about the ecumenism of Newbigin. He had a deep love of the church and a a real sense of pain for the divisions of Christians. He believed the goodness of the... Continue Reading
Dr. James Juhnke, author of Creative Crusador: Edmund G. Kaufman and Mennonite Community, presented the life of Dr. Edmund G. Kaufman at the Wichita chapter of Hall of Men on June 22, 2017.
Here's an excerpt from that lecture.
Cheers to Dr. Edmund G. Kaufman (1891-1980), a Mennonite Missionary, Master Teacher, College President & Christian Pacifist.
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Ellen Awe helped spearhead the launch of Sisters of Sophia. And her father, Gene Herr, served on the original EDI Board of Directors. We are so grateful for their enthusiastic support of Eighth Day Institute.
In this excerpt from her Sisters of Sophia presentation on Caryll Houselander (June 20, 2017), you'll hear a story about her love for a British spy who inspired the creation of the fictional character James Bond, and... Continue Reading
Listen to the first part of Brandon's presentation on St. Benedict of Nursia. You'll learn why St Benedict is important to Brandon, you'll hear a bit about the Benedict Option, and you'll learn about the life of St. Benedict.
Here's an extended excerpt - almost half of the lecture - from Director Doom's Hall of Men presentation on Fr. Romano Guardini on July 14, 2011.
If you want to hear the rest of the lecture and have access to our digital archives, join our community through Eighth Day Membership and you'll also be supporting our efforts to renew our culture.
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Here's a sample from the Festal Banquet at our 2014 Eighth Day Symposium. We were celebrating the life of St. Anthony the Great. Director Doom offers a brief introduction to the life of St. Anthony and then our dear and late friend Alan Kreider reflects on the role of scripture and obedience in cultural renewal.
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