Conference Schedule

February 17-19, 2011

Events marked with an asterisk “*” are open to the public; all other events are open to registered attendees.

Thursday, February 17

1:15-2:30 p.m.—Panel I
J. Daryl Charles: "Burying the Wrong Corpse: Protestants and the Natural Law"

2:45-4:00 p.m.—Panel II
Bryan McGraw: "Carl Henry and Evangelical Antipathy toward Natural Law"

4:30-5:45 p.m.—Panel III
Jesse Couenhoven: "Karl Barth's Eschatological (rejection of) Natural Law"

6:00-7:00 p.m.—Dinner

*7:30 p.m.—Robert George Keynote Address: "Natural Law, God, and Human Dignity" (Winter Hall 210)


Friday, February 18

8:00 a.m.—Breakfast

8:45-10:00 a.m.—Panel IV
Paul DeHart: "Reason and Will in Natural Law"

*10:30-11:20 a.m.—J. Budziszewski in Chapel: "Written on the Heart: What Writing? What Heart?"

11:45-12:45 p.m.—Lunch

1:00-2:15 p.m.—Panel V
David VanDrunen: "Natural Law and Mosaic Law in the Theology of Paul: Their Relationship and Its Implications"

2:30-3:45 p.m.—Panel VI
Matthew D. Wright: "The Natural Law and the Church as ‘Counter-Polis'"

4:15-5:30 p.m.—Panel VII
Jesse Covington: "The Grammar of Virtue: St. Augustine and the Natural Law"


Saturday, February 19

8:00 a.m.—Breakfast

8:45-10:00 a.m.—Panel VIII
Vincent Bacote "Natural Law: Friend of Common Grace?"

10:15-11:30 p.m.—Panel IX
Micah Watson: "C.S. Lewis as Natural Law Evangelist: Evangelical Political Thought and the People in the Pew"

11:45-1 p.m.—Lunch with concluding remarks by J. Budziszewski