Fall 2011 Heyer Lecture:

Peering into the Future of Sex and Marriage in American Christianity

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

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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).


January 30- February 1, 2012


Meet the lecturers

The schedule of events will be announced soon. If you would like to register and reserve your ticket for the ASA Banquet, registration is open now!

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Currie Lecturer

Rev. Tom Are Jr.

Senior Pastor
Village Church
Prairie Village, Kansas

Westervelt Lecturer

The Rev. Dr. Craig Barnes

Robert Meneilly Professor of Leadership and Ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Sr. Pastor at Shadyside Presbyterian Church

Jones Lecturer

The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel

Senior Minister, First COngregational Church of Glen Ellyn
Glen Ellyn, Illinois


Rev. Rick Spalding

Chaplain, Williams College
Williamstown, Massachusetts