The Theologian-in-Residence lecture series is held annually on Tuesdays in February. The sessions focus on a theological topic or other issue of interest to church leaders and lay people.
The series began in 1991 and has explored such topics as music and worship, Christianity and popular culture, reflections on the Trinity, religion in Appalachia, John Calvin and the Reformed tradition, God and athletics in the modern world and Christian principles for managing finances.
The series is co-sponsored by the Holston Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Tusculum College with financial assistance provided by Ron Smith.
THE 2013 THEOLOGIAN-IN-RESIDENCE SERIES
The 2013 Theologian-in-Residence series will explore how churches can faithfully respond to the cultural changes around them. The series, co-sponsored by the Holston Presbytery and Tusculum College with funding from Ron Smith, will be led by the Rev. Carol Howard Merritt, who will explore “Reframing Possibilities: Looking at Cultural Changes and How Churches Can Faithfully Respond.”
Rev. Merritt is co-host at God Complex Radio and a blogger for Christian Century and the Huffington Post.She has authored two books and served as Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) pastor of growing churches for more than 12 years. She leads workshops, hosts conferences, conducts webinars and is keynote speaker for religious gatherings around the world.
PREVIOUS THEOLOGIAN-IN-RESIDENCE SERIES BROCHURES
Links to previous brochures for The Theologian-in-Residence series are provided below: