Baptizing Our Imaginations: Art and the Divided Church
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Baptizing Our Imaginations: Art and the Divided Church

Carver Conversation 2019, featuring Sho Baraka, Mako Fujimura, and Sara Groves.

Moderated by John Hendrix.

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TCP on the Road: UNC-Chapel Hill
Nov
25
8:00 PM20:00

TCP on the Road: UNC-Chapel Hill

TCP Faculty Fellows Abram Van Engen and John Inazu participated in a public dialogue hosted by the Study Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.  Van Engen based his remarks on his recent article, “Fear, Anger, and Finding Another Way,” and Inazu offered reflections on his article, “Why I’m Still Confident About Confident Pluralism.”  The audience included faculty and students from Duke and UNC, as well as members of the community.

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TCP Speaker Series: Kristina Arriaga
Nov
7
12:00 PM12:00

TCP Speaker Series: Kristina Arriaga

On November 7th, The Carver Project welcomed Kristina Arriaga of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.  At a morning breakfast, John Inazu interviewed Commissioner Arriaga about her role in negotiations for the release of Andrew Brunson from imprisonment in Turkey.  In the afternoon, Inazu and Arriaga joined Judge Lech Garlicki, formerly a member of the European Court of Human Rights, for a discussion on international religious freedom at Washington University’s School of Law. The event was co-hosted by The Carver Project, Christian Legal Fellowship, and the Jewish Law Society. 

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Aug
17
to Aug 18

TCP Faculty Retreat

TCP held its inaugural faculty retreat on August 17-18, 2018. We had over 30 participants, including faculty, family members, local pastors, and students and alumni who volunteered their time to provide childcare. 

Professors Abram Van Engen and Heidi Kolk led us through seminars on vocation and narrative storytelling, and we also enjoyed meals together, recreation, and a worship service led by Pastor Mike Farley, our Director of Strategic Partnerships.

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Apr
28
10:30 AM10:30

Pastors' Dialogue: How Can Churches Bridge Deep Differences?

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Christians are not immune to incivility and lack of empathy.  We too often settle into our own echo chambers and dismiss others who don’t share our beliefs.  Sometimes we do this to each other—failing to extend grace and charity to other Christians.  How do we discuss our deepest differences with one another, and recognize each other as image bearers?  How can we see other Christians as people rather than stereotypes?  And where can we find common ground without pretending that our differences don’t matter?

Featuring Claude Alexander, Luke Jernagan, Eric Stiller, and Tish Harrison Warren. Moderated by John Inazu.

With generous support from Central Presbyterian Church and the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.

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The Carver Conversations 2018:  Christian Witness in a Fractured Age.
Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

The Carver Conversations 2018: Christian Witness in a Fractured Age.

The calling of Christians is to be shaped and reshaped into people whose every thought and action is characterized by faith, hope, and love—and who then speak and act in the world with humility, patience, and tolerance.  How can Christians pursue this calling in a fractured age driven by fear, isolation, and selfishness?  In what ways are Christians themselves responsible for past and present shortcomings?  What are the greatest challenges and opportunities?  And how might we find common ground with others even if we can’t agree on a common good?

Featuring Tim Keller, LeCrae and John Inazu.  Moderated by Kirsten Powers.

*Parking will be available in three lots on the north side of Washington Avenue directly east of the church, and one lot on the south side of Washington Avenue (in the fenced lot east of KDHX).  Once those lots are filled, guests can use the Fox parking garage on the north side of Washington Avenue west of North Grand Blvd. Lot attendants will direct traffic to the appropriate lots.

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