Richard E. Myers Lecture Series

Coming Soon:

Professor Rémi Brague

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Humility, A Medieval Virtue for Our Postmodern Age

Hosted by University Baptist Church

Lectures Titles: Ups and Downs of a Virtue, Some Reasons to Be Humble, and A Pre-Modern Virtue for Our Post-Modern Time.

Lectures will begin at 5:00 PM, followed by questions and a reception at 6:00 PM.

All lectures are FREE and open to the public.

Rémi Brague (September 8th, 1947 – Paris) is Emeritus Professor of Medieval and Arabic Philosophy at the University of Paris I. He teaches also at the Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität of Munich where he holds the chair Romano Guardini. He was visiting professor at the Pennsylvania State University (Visiting Associate Professor), Boston University-U.S. (John Findlay Visiting Professor), Boston College-U.S. (Hans-Georg Gadamer Visting Professor), the Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona) and at the University San Raffaele (Milan). He is member of the Institut de France (Academy of moral and political sciences).

Upcoming lectures:

Spring 2021 Sir Michael Edwards (Honorary Fellow at Christ’s College Cambridge, member if the Academie francaise and poet)
Fall 2021 Marla Frederick (Professor of African and African American Studies and of Religion) – Harvard University
Spring 2022 Sarah Beckwith (Katherine Everett Gilbert Professor of English) – Duke University

Fall 2022 Miroslav Volf  (Henry B. Wright Professor of Systemic Theology, and Founding Director, Yale Center for Faith & Culture)
Past Lectures:
Paul Fiddes (March 20-22, 2018)
David Tracy (September 17-19, 2019)
R. Marie Griffith (February 26-28, 2019)
Stanley Hauerwas (February 4-6, 2020)
Volumes are forthcoming from the University of Virginia Press