Discussion Groups

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Throughout the semester we explore different books and topics through our discussion groups, offering a community and a context in which to discuss together different aspects of life and culture in relation to the Christian faith.

These groups are open to everyone—students, faculty, and community members. Find a reading group (or two) that interests you and sign up below!  Books are provided free to students who sign up by Feb 1.

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Can We Trust the New Testament?

Is the New Testament historically reliable?  Can we trust what it has to say?  Ryan Lytton, professor at Life Pacific College and adjunct instructor at Radford University, will lead participants through these questions and more.  Bring your hardest questions about the New Testament!  No reading required to participate.

Facilitator:  Ryan Lytton
Time: Thursdays, 6-7:15pm, January 31 through March 7  (5 weeks)
Location:  The River’s Edge  •  209-D College Ave  •  Blacksburg, VA

The Abolition of Man, by C.S. Lewis

Are there such things as “justice,” “truth,” and “honor”?  C.S. Lewis sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honor in contemporary society.  Participants are encouraged to read approximately 12-15 pages per week.

Facilitator:  Professor Dean Bork
Time: Tuesdays, 6:30-7:45pm, January 29 through March 26  (8 weeks)
Location:  The River’s Edge  •  209-D College Ave  •  Blacksburg, VA

Fall 2018 Groups

image of the book The Myth Of Equality
image of the book Adam and the Genome
image of the book for the beauty of earth