2014 Pfauch Lecture
Monday, October 20th - 7 pm
Tuesday, October 21st - 7 pm
"Song that Blesses the Earth"
Lecture 1: Song That Deepens Faith
Lecture 2: Song That Wakens Hope
Thomas H. Troeger, PhD.
J. Edward and Ruth Cox Lantz Professor
Of Christian Communication
Yale Divinity School and Institute of Sacred Music
Dr. Troeger will explore the role of new congregational songs in empowering the church's ministries in a world grown suspect of theological perspectives on reality. What creative metaphors and visions can help us find enduring meaning and resilience to respons to the needs of the human family, the biosphere and all its many forms of life.
Both presentations will interweave lecture, poetry, hymn singing and music.