Free Audio Downloads
To help you get a taste of Regent College, we have provided free mp3 audio downloads of lectures by some of our 2014 summer faculty.
Makoto Fujimura is an artist, writer, and speaker who is recognized worldwide as a cultural shaper. A Presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts from 2003-2009, Fujimura served as an international advocate for the arts, speaking with decision makers and advising governmental policies on the arts.
Fujimura's work is exhibited at galleries around the world, including New York, Tokyo, Arizona, Hong Kong, and Vienna. He is one of the first artists to paint live on stage at New York City's legendary Carnegie Hall as part of an ongoing collaboration with composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra. In celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible, Crossway Publishing commissioned and published "The Four Holy Gospels," featuring Fujimura's illuminations of the sacred texts.
Makoto will be teaching "The Principles of Culture Care" July 28–Aug 1.
Jeremy Begbie is the inaugural holder of the Thomas A. Langford Research Professorship in Theology at Duke Divinity School, North Carolina, and founding Director of Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts. He teaches systematic theology, and he specializes in the interface between theology and the arts. His particular research interest is the interplay between music and theology.
Jeremy will be teaching "Fostering a Scriptural Imagination for the Arts" May 26–30.
Free audio: "Is Art a Luxury? Can the World Afford It?" with Makoto Fujimura, Jeremy Begbie, and John Stackhouse.Download
Sarah Williams is Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at Regent College who previously taught at the University of Oxford. She specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British social and cultural history. Her work engages with anthropology, sociology, and critical social theory in order to develop an integrated approach to the study of modern religiosity. Among her publications are Religious Belief and Popular Culture (1999) and her poignant memoir, The Shaming of the Strong (2006).
Sarah will be teaching "Mapping Gender, c. 1780-1900" May 12–23.
Free audio: "Sexuality in the Modern Paradigm"Download
Famous for his global bestseller, Knowing God, J.I. Packer serves as the Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College. One of international evangelicalism's most prominent theological statesmen, he continues to write and teach around the world.
Dr. Packer will be teaching on "The Anglican Heritage: History and Theology" May 12–23.
Free audio: "The Spiritual Life in the Twenty-first Century"Download
Mark Buchanan is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Ambrose Seminary in Calgary, Alberta. Mark is a pastor, teacher, speaker, and the author of widely-acclaimed books of practical theology as well as the forthcoming novel, David.
Mark will be teaching "With Skillful Hands and Integrity of Heart: Leadership Lessons from David" June 2-6.