24 Ransom Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Jay Richards talks and leads discussion about some of the themes from Acton's new documentary, The Birth of Freedom. The film treats the contributions of the Judeo-Christian tradition to the rise of political and economic freedom in the West.
Jay W. Richards is Research Fellow and Director of Acton Media at the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and theology (with honors) from Princeton Theological Seminary, where he was formerly a Teaching Fellow. He also has a Th.M. from Calvin Theological Seminary, and a M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. He is the author of many scholarly and popular articles in publications such as the Washington Post, National Review Online, and Washington Times, as well as several books, including The Untamed God and The Privileged Planet: How our place in the cosmos is designed for discovery, with astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez. He is executive producer of the documentary, The Call of the Entrepreneur (Acton Media, 2007), and is currently writing The Christian Case for Capitalism (HarperCollins/HarperOne, 2009).
All Lectures are from 12:00-1:30 p.m. Registration begins 11:45 a.m.
98 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Cost per Lecture:
$15, includes box lunch
Cost per Lecture - Student Rate:
$5, includes box lunch
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