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Mon, Sep 09


University Ave. Church of Christ, Austin

Center for Christian Studies - FIRST THINGS Lecture

"Baptism of the Imagination," by Wilfred McClay

Center for Christian Studies - FIRST THINGS Lecture
Center for Christian Studies - FIRST THINGS Lecture

Time & Location

Sep 09, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT

University Ave. Church of Christ, Austin, 1903 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705, USA

About the event

Wilfred McClay will be our speaker at this year’s Center for Christian Studies – First Things Lecture in Austin.  McClay is Professor of History at Hillsdale College, where he holds the Victor Davis Hanson Chair of Classical History and Western Civilization. His book The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America received the Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American intellectual history. Among his other books are The Student’s Guide to U.S. History; Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America; Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past; Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Public Life in Modern America; and Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

The lecture will be given at University Avenue Church of Christ in Austin, Texas, at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 9, 2024, with refreshments to follow.

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