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THE MARYVILLE SYMPOSIUM 2013:
The Long Shadow of the Civil War:
Moral Meanings for Our Time

Topics Covered:

  • From Civil War to Culture War: The Enduring Role of Religion
  • Slavery and Patriarchy: Enduring Burdens
  • Who Freed the Slaves? (And why it matters today)
  • Abraham Lincoln, Moral Absolutes, and the Practice of Politics
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2012 Booklet Cover

THE MARYVILLE SYMPOSIUM 2012:
Frontiers, Borders and Citizens:
Membership in American Society

Topics Covered:

  • Globalizing American Creation Stories
  • Life at the US-Mexico Border: A View from Imperial County, California
  • Race, Migration, and American Society: Our History, Our Present Situation, and What We Might Do
  • Frontiers, Borders, and Citizens: Abandoning the Idea of American Exceptionalism
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THE MARYVILLE SYMPOSIUM 2011:
The Book, Texts and the Liberal Arts

Topics Covered:

  • Reading is Good Prayer
  • From Reading to Revering the Good Book
  • Writing on Cloth, Telling the Truth
  • The Reading Life: Joining the Community
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2010

THE MARYVILLE SYMPOSIUM 2010:
Faith and Politics: Religion in the Public Square

Topics Covered:

  • The Place of Religion in the Contemporary Public Square
  • Religious Faith and the Politics of Hunger
  • Faith and the Founders of the American Republic: Distortion and Consensus
  • Religious Faith and the American Presidency
  • A Place for Faith in the Public Square?
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The Maryville Symposium 2008:
Discerning a Moral Environmental Ethic

Topics Covered:

  • Caring for Nature: From Respect to Reverence
  • Shalom and the Character of Earthkeeping
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Environmental Justice: Faithful Stewards of God’s Creation
  • Creation and Evangelical Churches
  • The Greening of Warren Wilson College: The Little College that Could
  • The Greening of a Curriculum
  • Love, Respect, and Reverence and the Environment
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2007 Symposium Cover

The Maryville Symposium 2007:
Finding a Moral Compass in a Global World

Topics Covered:

  • Ethical and Theological Challenges in Globalization
  • The Vocation of a Principled Global Business Leader
  • Is a Kind of “Liberal Arts Theology” Needed?
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