2017

Conference: Christian Teaching and Learning: Pathways and Possibilities

Plenary 1: "Beyond Hospitality: Finding Wisdom at the Intersections of Practices"

Christine Pohl
Associate Provost and Professor of Christian Ethics
Asbury Theological Seminary

Plenary 2: "Redeeming the Buzzwords: A Distinctively Christian Approach to Innovation in Education"

Beth Green
Program Director for Education
Cardus

Plenary 3: "What Do We Mean by Christian Education?"

Trevor Cooling
Professor of Christian Education
Canterbury Christ Church University

2015

Conference: Faith and Teaching: Virtue, Practice, Imagination

Plenary 1: "Teaching at Table/Learning to Eat"

Susan M. Felch
Professor of English
Director, Calvin Institute for Christian Scholarship

Plenary 2: "Courage in the Classroom"

Candace Vogler
Professor, Department of Philosophy
University of Chicago

Closing session: "'A Cold Heart Cannot Catch Fire': Imagination, Faith, and Teaching"

David I. Smith
Director, Graduate Studies in Education
Director, Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning

2013

Conference: "Virtues, Vices, and Teaching"

Held in October 2013, this conference explored the implications of a focus on virtues and vices for the way Christian teaching and learning are approached. Audio files (MP3) of the three plenary speakers (Jennifer Herdt, Yale Divinity School; L. Gregory Jones, Duke Divinity School; and David K. Naugle, Dallas Baptist University) are available at the Seminars at Calvin webpage.