Spring Symposium 2017

Every Spring, Augustine hosts our Spring Symposium to highlight contemporary issues in culture and invite field experts to present on vital topics of our day. Read below for more information on our 2017 event featuring Dr. Gregory Thornbury, then-President of The King’s College in Manhattan.

Looking for information on other past events? Find information and pictures from our 2015 Event with Dr. Stephen C. Meyer and 2016 Event with Dr. Louis Markos  

2017 Spring Symposium: An Evening With Dr. Gregory Alan Thornbury

Gregory Alan Thornbury, Ph.D., serves as the sixth President of The King’s College in New York City – an institution dedicated to faith, free enterprise, and The American Dream.

A popular campus speaker and lecturer, he is also a member of the Society of Christian Philosophers, Dr. Thornbury is also a Visiting Professor at the Values and Capitalism initiative of the American Enterprise Institute.

His recent books focus on the relationship between philosophy, theology, and culture. They include Recovering Classic Evangelicalism: Applying the Wisdom and Vision of Carl F. H. HenryBigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who, and his forthcoming work, Only Visiting This Planet (Penguin/Random House, 2016).

Prior to joining King’s in 2013, he served at Union University as a Professor of Philosophy, Founding Dean of the School of Theology, and Vice President for Spiritual Life. He has completed graduate work at Southern Seminary in Louisville and the University of Oxford in England.

Dr. Thornbury and his wife Kimberly, who also holds a Ph.D. and serves at The King’s College, have two daughters and reside in Manhattan. Join us as he delivers, “The Future of Education and Western Culture.”

The evening will also highlight the ongoing work of Augustine School, and we invite you to bring friends and family to this much-anticipated event. A dessert reception will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is free! Simply contact our school office to reserve your seat! 731-660-6822

2017 Spring Symposium Highlights

2017 Highlights

2016 Highlights

2015 Highlights