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    Davenant Trust Launches Mid-Atlantic Chapter with Philadelphia Lecture

    Nearly fifty people braved high winds and torrential rains in the mid-Atlantic last Friday night to hear Davenant President Brad Littlejohn’s lecture, “Richard Hooker: Reformed, Anglican, or Both?” hosted by the St. Mark’s Fellows at St. Mark’s Reformed Episcopal Church in Rydal, PA. This event marked an important step in The Davenant Trust’s mission to forge ties of conversation […]

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  • Report on the Winter 2016 Northwest Regional Convivium

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    Report on the Winter 2016 Northwest Regional Convivium

    On the weekend of February 19-20 we were able to host our second Northwest regional convivium in Moscow, ID. The event was a great success as around 20 people gathered together to discuss a variety of important topics and enjoy each other’s company. In addition to a number of local attendees, the event was also […]

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  • The Davenant Trust Comes to DC: Announcing a Regional Convivium on National Security

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    The Davenant Trust Comes to DC: Announcing a Regional Convivium on National Security

    We are very pleased to announce that we will be holding our Third Mid-Atlantic Regional Convivium Irenicum, and our first ever in Washington, DC, examining the theme, “Christian Love and National Interest: A Protestant Ethic of National Security.” The event will be held on April 21-22 at Redeeming Grace Church of Fairfax, VA, and will […]

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  • A Report on the Davenant Trust Colorado Convivium

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    A Report on the Davenant Trust Colorado Convivium

    We were very blessed to have Colorado Christian University, and our esteemed friend Michael Plato in particular, host our first Convivium in the Mountain West earlier this month. Mr. Plato kindly wrote up this thorough summary of the event to give you a taste of the rich conversations we enjoyed. If you are interested in […]

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  • A Report on the Davenant Trust DC Convivium

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    A Report on the Davenant Trust DC Convivium

    This past Friday and Saturday, the Davenant Trust made its Washington, DC debut. The third Mid-Atlantic Regional Convivium Irenicum took place at Redeeming Grace Church of Fairfax, Virginia, in an event ably organized by Dr. Brian Auten of Patrick Henry College, and co-sponsored by Patrick Henry College and Providence Magazine. The theme of the conference– […]

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  • Convivium West: Theology Among Friends

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    Convivium West: Theology Among Friends

    By Gayle Doornbos   From August 17-19, the Davenant Institute hosted its first National Convivium Irenicum West in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The theme of the gathering was the same as the National Convivium East held earlier this summer: “To All Generations: Teaching the Doctrine of God in the Life of the Church.” As with all […]

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  • Report on a Regional Convivium — South Carolina, January 5-6, 2018

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    Report on a Regional Convivium — South Carolina, January 5-6, 2018

    On January 5-6, 2018, The Davenant Institute held a small Regional Convivium at the Davenant House in South Carolina. Below is Scott Pryor’s summary of the event. If you are interested in attending a future Convivium or other Davenant events, sign up for updates of our projects and events here. The post below was originally posted […]

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  • A Summary of the Church Authority Convivium in Washington DC

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    A Summary of the Church Authority Convivium in Washington DC

    Western Christians find themselves forced to navigate many different quandaries in the modern world. This assertion is not generally considered to be controversial. Controversy quickly ensues, however, when Christians attempt to more finely identify and address these challenges. In recent times, one frequently discussed item has related to a presumed “crisis of authority” afflicting (especially) the American church. What is this crisis? And does a renewed emphasis on the authority of the institutional church help us navigate through it?

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  • Enchanted by Story: Literature in Service of Christian Wisdom

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    Enchanted by Story: Literature in Service of Christian Wisdom

    The year of our Lord 2020 is underway, and it has already yielded fruit disproportionate to the days gone by at the Davenant House. On Friday, January 3rd and Saturday, January 4th, we hosted the annual Carolinas Regional Convivium. The topic was Literature in the Service of Christian Wisdom.

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