Saturday, September 22, 2012
On the Road in October 2012
During the first weekend of October (4-6) I will be at Gordon College for the biennial meeting of the Conference on Faith and History. I will be chairing a session on the American Revolution at both the undergraduate and professional conferences and will be bringing some students and former students with me to present papers.
On October 9-10 I will be in the Chattanooga area. On the 9th I will be speaking on Was America Founded as a Christian Nation at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga as part of the LeRoy Martin Distinguished Lecture Series. I will spend the day of the 10th at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA teaching some classes and giving a lecture. And on the evening of the 10th I will be speaking once again about Christian America with the members of Chattanooga's "Theology on Tap" group.
On October 14th I will be speaking in the Sunday morning service and doing an evening public lecture at the First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg, PA.
On October 18-19 I will be at the University of Indianapolis for the executive board meeting of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and Arts before flying home on the 20th for a History Department Homecoming event at Messiah College.
On October 21 and 28 I will be leading an Adult Fourm class at the First Presbyterian Church of York (PA) on Was America Founded as a Christian Nation.
On the evening of October 22 I will be speaking to a group of Messiah College students and alums on the importance of history and the humanities.
On October 23 I will be lecturing at the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at the University of Baltimore on Was America Founded as a Christian Nation.
Finally, my last event of the year is on November 2. I will be in New York City to serve as chair and commentator on a session on religion and presidential elections at the annual meeting of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History.