Past Events › Forums
Ms. Beaty has written for The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The New York Times and has commented on faith and culture for CNN, ABC, NPR, the Associated Press, Religion News Service, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and McClatchy Newspapers. A sample of her reports and essays may be seen here. Her nonpartisan talk will examine the cultural landscape of America since the election of Donald Trump to the White House. A generous time of Q&A as well as a dessert reception in the Square Halo Gallery will follow her talk.Find out more »
The Row House Forum welcomes T.J. and Brooke Mousetis speaking on “Walking in Love: Family Business in a Digital Age”.
Their talk begins at 7:00PM in the Square Halo Gallery at 37 N. Market St., Lancaster.
NOVEMBER 10 at 7 PM (The Rabbit and the Dragonfly, 51 N Market St, Lancaster) In partnership with The Lancaster County Conservancy's Water Week 2018, The Row House Forum is pleased to welcome back Dr. Matthew Dickerson of Middlebury College (VT). He will be speaking on Rivers and Streams in our Collective Experience and Imagination. Dickerson is the author of Ents, Elves, and Eriador: The Environmental Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien and Downstream: Reflections on Brook Trout, Fly Fishing, and the Waters of Appalachia. He is Professor…Find out more »
The Row House Forum: How Far Will We Go? The Medical Ethics of Organ Transplantation from a Recipient
We've asked Mark Farnham, a Christian apologist who traffics in probing objective reality in his day job, to speak very subjectively for a change. What has his experience of receiving an organ transplant taught him about bioethics? Bring a friend. Bring your questions. Bring a replicant (shameless reference to Blade Runner). Added bonus: Square Halo Books will be sponsoring this event and presenting Tom's new book, Good Posture, for sale for the first time. Finally! If you pre-ordered it, you may…Find out more »
Feb 9, 2018 Breaking Chains: Fueling Freedom with Protest Songs Local composer, pianist, and professor, Krystal Folkestad Grant, will take us on a journey of songs of freedom in America. Expect some musical performance and not just a lecture. Expect some improvisation because you will have the chance to ask questions. Come to celebrate the liberating language of music, especially in the voices of the oppressed. Warning: singing could break out. Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Grant has…Find out more »
FRIDAY, APRIL 6 at 7:30 PM at Wheatland Presbyterian Church, 1125 Columbia Ave, Lancaster Do you stand or kneel for the National Anthem? Do you check your social media before or after you drink your morning coffee? How do others know, beyond a shadow of doubt, what you love? Could it be that the way we use our bodies says more about our personality, humanity, and spiritually than the ideas we say we say we believe in? Dr. Smith believes…Find out more »
Friday, April 13th at 7 PM We all want to belong. Sebastian Junger in his book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging describes the ups and downs of finding our identity in a group: It can save us, and it can brutalize us. Branding, belonging, and posturing are part of our everyday experience, only exacerbated by digital culture. We’ve never been more connected yet potentially more isolated. Chris will discuss tribalism's impact on identity, friendship, and whatever else comes up in the Q&A. You may…Find out more »
Friday, May 11 at 7 PM The Row House Forum gladly welcomes Katrina Hostetter, MA, LPC, NCC, to speak on Your Brain is Plastic: Neuroscience Meets Ancient Practice. The public lecture and Q&A will take place in the Square Halo Gallery of The Trust Performing Arts Center, Lancaster, 37 N. Market Street. Tickets are $7.50 in advance through The Trust, $10.00 at the door, and free to Row House Members and one guest (www.therowhouse.org/membership). Seating is limited. Quality light fare and…Find out more »
Want to celebrate Tom's firstest book? Do you need to improve your posture? Then, join us for a launch party for the ages! Bring your credit cards, cash, or sideshow props. For a $15.00 donation per book while supplies last, Tom will sign one for you. And then, you can take it home and read it. You can use it with a group because there's a discussion guide in the back. You can place it gingerly on your head and…Find out more »