Each fall and spring CTI gathers leading scholars to think together on global concerns. Throughout the year we hold various lectures and interviews with our current scholars and distinguished guests.  

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Dr. Dirk Evers, Professor of Systematic Theology at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany gave the 2019 William Witherspoon Lecture on Theology and Science. His lecture was titled “Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe of Human Flourishing?”.

Friday November 2, 2018

Dr. Eric Gregory, Professor of Religion and Chair of the Council of Humanities at Princeton University, gave the Center of Theological Inquiry's 40th Anniversary Lecture. His lecture was titled "Good Samaritans of the Entire World: Humanitarian ethics and what we owe to whom."

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Heinrich Bedford-Strohm gave the 2018 William H. Scheide Lecture on Global Concerns, with a lecture titled "The Ethical Challenge of the Digital Age." This event marked the 40th Anniversary of the founding of CTI in 1978.

Prof. Bedford-Strohm is the Presiding Bishop of the German Protestant Church and Lutheran Bishop of Bavaria. He was formerly Professor of Theology and founding Director of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Centre for Public Theology at Bamberg University. In that capacity he was one of the founders of the Global Network for Public Theology at its inaugural consultation at CTI in 2007.