Fall 2023 Event Details

Eastern University is delighted to announce the transformation of its distinctive lecture series, Windows on the World. Eastern now features one or two dynamic speakers each semester. We have some exciting names lined up for the 2023-2024 academic year! Presentations are on Fridays (dates below) at 10 a.m., in McInnis Auditorium. They are sponsored by the Office of the Provost and open to the public.

September 22, 2023: Randal Rauser

Randal Rauser: Director of Faith Based Organization Investigations at Veritas Solutions

Randal RauserWindows on the World (September 22nd at 10 a.m.): “Atheists Who Love God”. Many Christians believe that atheists are in rebellion against God. But is that really true? In this talk, Randal Rauser builds a bridge to the atheist and skeptic communities by pointing out the degree to which theism and atheism are not as far apart as we may think. In fact, it just may be possible to be an atheist who loves God

Randal Rauser is the Director of Faith Based Organization Investigations at Veritas Solutions, a human resources risk management firm. In this role, Randal has conducted dozens of successful investigations with a specialization in church and faith based organizations. Previously, he served as Professor of Historical Theology at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton Canada, where he taught for twenty years. A progressively evangelical, generously orthodox, rigorously analytic, and revolutionary Christian thinker, Dr. Rauser is the author or coauthor of 16 books in theology, apologetics, and worldview. He has a BA in English and Intercultural Religious Studies from Trinity Western University, a MSC in Interdisciplinary Christian Studies from Regent College, and a PhD from King’s College, London. Learn more about Randal Rauser.

More speakers coming soon!