Salt and Light in the Public Square: Charles Colson's Legacy and Vision
by Union University
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Charles Colson embodied the very best of what it means to represent Christ in a winsome yet robust way in a contested public square. He advocated for the lost and forgotten in America's prisons. He stood boldly for life, marriage and religious liberty through the Manhattan Declaration, countless Breakpoint articles and radio addresses and his work within the evangelical church as a Southern Baptist. Colson's legacy is one evangelicals and other Christians would do well to consider and emulate as we strive to live out our faith in the public square. With this in mind on the first anniversary of Colson's passing, Union University and the Witherspoon Institute hosted a conference May 2-4, 2013 entitled "Salt and Light in the Public Square: Charles Colson's Legacy and Vision." The conference included keynote addresses by Timothy George, Robert P. George, Garland Hunt and Russell D. Moore.
||Hunter Baker||Plenary Session: Born Again: How Chuck Colson Gave Up Functional Differentiation for the Lordship of Christ||5/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Robert A.J. Gagnon||Plenary Session: Rise from the Dead or Play Dead? Christians and the Public Debate on Homosexual Practice||5/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGregory A. Thornbury||Plenary Session: Charles Colson: Legatee of the Carl F.H. Henry Theological Vision||5/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Russell D. Moore||Keynote Address: Recovering a Marriage Culture||5/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHal L. Poe||Plenary Session: Chuck Colson and the Gospel||5/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Garland Hunt||Keynote Address: Passion for 'The Least'||5/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||C. Ben Mitchell||Plenary Session: Human Dignity in a Biotech Century||5/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Robert P. George||Keynote Address: Two Concepts of Liberty... and Conscience||5/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Timothy George||Keynote Address: "Loving the Least of These" from Matthew 25:31-46||5/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|