“The Social Gospel for the 21st Century”
Dr. Charles Mathewes

Part One

Part Two:

Alumni Convocation

The 2014 Alumni Convocation and Zabriskie Lecture
"A Social Gospel for the 21st Century"
Charles Mathewes

October 7-8, 2014

To register for Convocation 2014: Click here.

Class Stewards and 50th Class Reunion participants: Click here.

Full Schedule: Click here. (Updated)

Charles Mathewes is Carolyn M. Barbour Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia where he teaches religious ethics and religious thought. He spent much of his childhood in Saudi Arabia and was educated at Georgetown University and the University of Chicago. He is the author of Evil and the Augustinian Tradition, A Theology of Public Life, The Republic of Grace, and Understanding Religious Ethics. He has also produced a 36-lecture video and audio series with the Teaching Company, entitled "Why Evil Exists." He is currently producing a four-volume "Major Works" collection for Routledge Publishers on the field of Comparative Religious Ethics.  He has recently been appointed the Chair of the Committee on the Future of Christian Ethics by the Society of Christian Ethics. With his wife Jennifer Geddes, he is Co-Principal of one of UVA’s residential colleges, Brown College at Monroe Hill.

Convocation also includes class reunions, concurrent workshops, and opportunities to worship and share meals together with fellow VTS alumni.

To register for Convocation 2014: Click here.

Class Stewards and 50th Class Reunion participants: Click here.
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The Office of Alumni, Annual Fund and Church Relations
Office hours are 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (EST) Monday-Friday. The local phone number is 703-461-1711, or for long distance calls alumni & alumnae may dial 1-800-941-0083.

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Hotel Information

VTS has reserved a block of rooms at the Courtyard Alexandria Pentagon South, 4651 Kenmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. The group rate is $169/night plus taxes. Parking is complimentary for VTS guests. Reservations must be made by September 14, 2014. After that time, space and special rate cannot be guaranteed. Reservations can be made by calling 1.866.876.5179, or through a special website link here: click here.