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Prof James K.a. Smith - 2012 Lecturer


Prof James K.A. Smith - 2012 Lecturer

James K.A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College where he also teaches in the department of congregational & ministry studies and serves as a research fellow of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.   He is also a Senior Fellow of The Colossian Forum on Faith, Science, and Culture ( Jamie is an award-winning author whose books include Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism?; Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation; Thinking in Tongues: Pentecostal Contributions to Christian Philosophy, and most recently, Teaching and Christian Practices: Reshaping Faith and Learning (co-edited with David Smith).  His writing has also appeared in magazines such as Christianity Today, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Christian Century, First Things, and Books & Culture.  He and his wife, Deanna, have 4 children and are committed urban dwellers who make their home in the East Hills neighborhood of Grand Rapids, MI.

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