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Explore Truth Summit 2015 with Os Guinness

Monday, March 09, 2015

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.

Os Guinness

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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Time for Truth - Living Free in a World of Lies, Hype and Spin
Wednesday, April 15  
Cost:  FREE

Renaissance - The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times
Wednesday, April 15  
Hope in the City; 4407 Monterey Oaks Blvd.
Cost:  FREE

The Journey - A Thinking Person's Quest for Meaning
Thursday, April 16  
11:30am - 1:00pm
Sullivan's Restaurant—Sully's Side Bar; 300 Colorado Street
Cost:  $25/person

The Journey - A Thinking Person's Quest for Meaning
Thursday, April 16  
6:30 - 8:30pm
County Line on the Lake; 5204 Ranch Road 2222
Cost:  $30/person

The Global Public Square—Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity
Friday, April 17  
11:30am - 1:00pm
St. David's Episcopal Church—Bethell Hall; 301 E. 8th Street
Cost:  $18/person