Formation in the 21st Century with Dr. James K.A. Smith


During this insightful event, professor of philosophy at Calvin College, and acclaimed author, Dr. Smith offered a compelling lens on what is forming us in this cultural moment and guided our community on how to faithfully journey together in the way of Jesus in light of that.


Dr. James K. A. Smith
James K. A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College, where he holds the Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. Trained as a philosopher with a focus on contemporary French thought, Smith has expanded on that scholarly platform to become an engaged public intellectual and cultural critic. An award-winning author and widely-traveled speaker, he has emerged as a thought leader with a unique gift of translation, building bridges between the academy, society, and the church.

The author of a number of influential books, Smith also regularly writes for magazines and newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York TimesSlateFirst ThingsChristianity TodayBooks & Culture, and The Hedgehog Review. He serves as editor-in-chief of Comment magazine.

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