A Taste of Seminary: Christian Perspectives on Faith, Culture, and Contemporary Issues

Please join us for this series of four talks, given by Urbana Theological Seminary professors! In lieu of meeting in person, these talks will be held online via Zoom. These presentations are free, but registration is required. Schedule and details below. Please email taste@urbanatheologicalseminary.org with any questions.

Registration is required. Register here! Once you register, you will receive a Zoom URL. This same URL will work for all four sessions.



  • Dates: Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26
  • Time: 7:00 – 8:15 pm
  • Cost: Free



October 5: Making Sense of Critical Race Theory (CRT)

Dr. Todd Daly

What is Critical Race Theory (CRT), why does it matter, and how should Christians think about it?


October 12: Communicating Truth in a Pluralistic Society: What has Worldview Got To Do with It?

Dr. Anne Alexander

How might three worldviews found in the Bible impact our communication in a culture often antagonistic to Christian values?


October 19: Do We Need Adam & Eve?: Scripture, Science and Human Origins

Dr. Kenneth Cuffey

Who were Adam and Eve, how exactly are we related to them, and does it really matter? What role, if any, should science have on a serious engagement with Scripture?


October 26: Ritual and Reality: Constituting Ourselves through Everyday Symbolic Actions

Dr. Peter Spychalla

We do more than meets the eye in religious and everyday rituals. Join us as we explore human meaning-making in ritual.