2019 Theology on Tap
Losing Our Religion: The Changing Landscape of the American Church
Our fourth annual Theology on Tap series is here! Come on out to Milo All Day (1020 Franklin Ave. across from Balcones) on Wednesdays in February at 6:30 PM to hear a lively discussion on the changie in the ways Americans think and act and believe about church, religion, and Christianity.
Food: Food and beverage available for purchase. Milo's affordable-yet-delicious happy hour menu will be available: burger, hot chicken sandwich, pimento cheese, and more.
Childcare: The Nursery for ages 0-4 will be available at St. Alban's Episcopal Church. RSVP for nursery care to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking: Free parking in Milo's lot, on-street parking, and Waco Auto Glass Center (corner of Franklin Ave and 11th St., across from Milo).
DATES AND SPEAKERS
FEB 6: "IS BRUNCH A SACRAMENT?: THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH IN A SECULAR AGE"
Christopher Pieper, PhD, Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Undergraduate Program Director, Baylor University. Author of Sociology as a Spiritual Practice: How Studying People Can Make You a Better Person (2015). Read Dr. Pieper's full bio here.
FEB 13: "BEING DONE: WHY PEOPLE LEAVE THE CHURCH BUT NOT THEIR FAITH"
Todd W. Ferguson, M.Div., PhD, Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Read Dr. Ferguson's full bio here.
FEB 20: "SIXTY YEARS OF DECLINE"
Elesha J. Coffman, PhD, Assistant Professor of History, Baylor University. Author of The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline (Oxford University Press, 2013).Read Dr. Koffman's full bio here.
FEB 27: "CHALLENGES OF THE CHURCH: FACING (POST)MODERN AMERICA"
James Davidson, MA, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, Baylor University. Co-author of “Forum: Studying Religion in the Age of Trump.” Religion and American Culture: A Journal of InterpretationRead Mr. Davidson's full bio here.