FEATURING DR. CRAIG DYKSTRA
Research Professor of Practical Theology
Senior Fellow in Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School
Former Senior Vice President, Religion, Lilly Endowment, Inc.
TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS LECTURE INCLUDE:
- Examine approaches to religious philanthropy
- Explore what it means for philanthropists to take faith seriously
- Learn what can happen when donors consider the needs of the broader network of faith communities
THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
4:30 PM - Lecture and Panel Discussion
6:00 PM - Reception
INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
The Thomas H. Lake Lecture:
Thomas Lake was a man of profound religious faith, a man dedicated to knowledge, understanding, and the power of faith and giving to bring about real change in communities. Through events such as the annual Thomas H. Lake Lecture, the Institute engages the community in thoughtful discussions about philanthropy and religion.
Dr. Craig Dykstra became a member of the faculty of Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina in August, 2012, after his retirement as senior vice president for religion at Lilly Endowment, where he served for 23 years. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), he previously served as Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education at Princeton Theological Seminary, editor of Theology Today, associate professor of Christian education at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and assistant minister of Westminster Church of Detroit. Read more about Dr. Dykstra under the speakers tab.
Following Dr. Dykstra's address there will be a panel discussion with Dr. David King, Dr. Gene Tempel, Judith Cebula and Dr. Dykstra. Dr. King is Assistant Professor of Church History at Memphis Seminary. Dr. Tempel is the Dean at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Judith Cebula is the director of the Center for Faith and Vocation at Butler University. Dr. William Enright, the Karen Lake Buttrey Director of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, will moderate the discussion.