Albert Cardinal Meyer Lecture Series
2016 Meyer Lecture
The Albert Cardinal Meyer Lecture Series began in 1984. It was named after Cardinal Meyer to recognize his significant influence on the Church. He was a man of great intelligence who spoke eloquently for the values promoted by the Church. Since that time a distinguished list of speakers has participated. Recently the guest lecturers have been; Rev. Msgr. Kevin Erwin, S.T.D., Most Rev. Felix Machado. Rev. Kevin FitzGerald, S.J. and Paula M. Stannard, Esq. and Most Rev. Arthur Roche. This past year we were honored to have Sherry Anne Weddell. This year we are pleased to have William Lane Craig as our guest lecturer.
William Lane Craig, Ph.D.
William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He and his wife Jan have two grown children. At the age of sixteen as a junior in high school, he first heard the message of the Christian gospel and yielded his life to Christ. Dr. Craig pursued his undergraduate studies at Wheaton College (B.A. 1971) and graduate studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.A. 1974; M.A. 1975), the University of Birmingham (England) (Ph.D. 1977), and the University of Munich (Germany) (D.Theol. 1984). From 1980-86 he taught Philosophy of Religion at Trinity, during which time he and Jan started their family. In 1987, they moved to Brussels, Belgium, where Dr. Craig pursued research at the University of Louvain until assuming his position at Talbot in 1994. Dr. Craig is an international lecturer and debater. He has presented to numerous audiences in North America, Europe and Asia and he is known for his skillful communication to both scholar and student alike. He has authored or edited over thirty books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument ; Assessing the New Testament Evidence for the Historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus ; Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom; Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology ; and God, Time and Eternity , as well as over a hundred articles in professional journals of philosophy and theology, including The Journal of Philosophy , New Testament Studies , American Philosophical Quarterly, Faith & Philosophy, Philosophia Christi, Philosophy, and British Journal for Philosophy of Science.