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April 15-17 in Austin, TX
If you're thinking about our society and the direction we're going in; if you're wondering how it's all going to work out; if you're interested in thinking about the meaning of life; if you ponder how to navigate the streams of contemporary culture . . . or, if you just enjoy hearing a well-known speaker with profound insights on current cultural and societal issues . . . then Explore Truth Summit is for you!
Co-sponsored by Hill Country Institute and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM), Explore Truth Summit takes place over three days with a series of five events in multiple venues. Os Guinness, author and social critic, will be the keynote speaker.
Great-great grandson of Arthur Guinness, the Dublin brewer, Os was born in China where his parents were medical missionaries during World War II and where he witnessed the climax of the Chinese revolution in 1949. Os has written or edited more than twenty-five books including: "The American Hour", "Time for Truth", "The Call", "Invitation to the Classics", A Case for Civility"and "A Free People's Suicide". His latest book is "Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times".
Os has been a frequent speaker and seminar leader at political, business and other conferences in both Europe and the United States (including "TED") and has addressed audiences from the British House of Commons to the U.S. Congress to the St. Petersburg Parliament to the Chinese Academy of the Social Sciences.
The Truth Summit is open to the public, and two of the events are free of charge. Three are over lunch or dinner, so ticket purchase is required.
Ticketed events are sold separately.
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Those of you who attended Transforming Culture: A Vision for the Church and the Arts, a conference on faith and the arts put on by HCI in partnership with several individuals and organizations, will remember Dr. Jeremy Begbie who spoke on the relationship of the Church and artists. His message deeply touched the hearts and minds of everyone in the room, and his unique style of lecturing from behind a piano was like nothing we'd ever seen before. (Watch the video of his talk here.)
Dr. Begbie is the Director of Duke University's Initiatives in Theology and the Arts. He teaches systematic theology and specializes in the interface between theology and the arts; in particular, the interplay between music and theology. Inspiring both the musician and the non-musician, the pastor and the layperson, the theologian and the seeker, he uses music to explain Kingdom Truths about Hope, the work of the Holy Spirit, the beauty of uniqueness, and much more.
Hill Country Institute is pleased to partner with the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas's Commission on Liturgy and Music to bring Dr. Begbie to San Antonio for a one-of-a-kind lecture series in February. Titled "More Than Meets the Ear: What Does Music Have to do With God", the conference will feature Dr. Begbie and his captivating lectures on the unique ways in which we can know and express God through music.TICKETS:
$35 at the door
7:00 - 8:30 pm Lecture and Demonstration/Q&A
Saturday, Feb. 7
9:00 - 10:00am Breakfast and book signing
10:00 - 11:30am Lecture and Demonstration/Q&A
11:30am - 1:30pm LUNCH (on your own)
1:30 - 3:00pm Lecture and Demonstration/Final Q&A