We’re excited to welcome our fall 2011 Heyer Lecturer, Dr. Mark Regnerus, associate professor of sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, as he presents “Peering into the Future of Sex and Marriage in American Christianity.”
Join him Sept. 29 for his thought provoking insights, followed by a faculty response and dessert.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Dinner at 6 p.m. ($10)
Lecture at 7 p.m. (Free)
Faculty Response with Prof. David Jensen and dessert following the lecture
About the Speaker
Dr. Mark Regnerus is an associate professor of sociology and religious studies and faculty research associate for the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a graduate of Trinity Christian College, where he earned his bachelor in sociology. He also earned his masters and PhD in sociology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His primary research is in the field of sexual behavior, marriage and family, and religion. He has co-authored Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marriage (Oxford University Press, 2011), as well as Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Rev. Tom Are Jr.
Prairie Village, Kansas
The Rev. Dr. Craig Barnes
Robert Meneilly Professor of Leadership and Ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Sr. Pastor at Shadyside Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel
Senior Minister, First COngregational Church of Glen Ellyn
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Rev. Rick Spalding
Chaplain, Williams College