Interfaith Speaker Series


March 4-5, 2017

Please mark your calendars now for the community wide interfaith speaker series. On March 4th & 5th FPC and Congregation Agudath Israel will host Dr. James Deming from Princeton Theological Seminary as he speaks about Secularization and Modern Europe. The schedule is as follows:
Saturday, March 4th
1:00PM at Congregation Agudath Israel
Topic:   What is Sacred
Sunday, March 5th
11:30AM at First Presbyterian Church
Topic:   Secularizing the Secular; Desacralization and Desecularization of Europe
This speaker series is sponsored in part
by the John Jeffrey Post Memorial Speaker’s Fund.
James Deming, Princeton Theological Seminary’s associate professor of modern European church history, earned both his MA and PhD from the University of Notre Dame. His interests are in the social and cultural history of Christianity in modern Europe. He is currently conducting research for a book-length history of soccer and religion in modern Europe. He teaches courses on the history of Christianity since the Reformation, including the dechristianization of Europe, Church, Sports and Leisure, the German Church struggle, and religion and gender in modern Europe. He is an elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and recently served as area editor for modern Europe for the Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception.

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