2015

September:
Rex Hunt

March:
John Dominic Crossan.
 

2014

June:
Val Webb: In Defence of Doubt.

March:
Roger Wolsey: Kissing Fish: Christianity For People Who Don't Like Christianity.

February:
Marcus Borg: Getting Over the Bloody Cross and a Vindictive God

 

2013

November:
Michael Morwood: Praying the New Story

September:
Amos Smith. Healing the Divide: Recovering Christianity’s Mystical Roots

April:
Journey of the Universe with Brian Swimme

January:
Bruce Sanguin: Evolutionary Christianity

 

2012

September:
HELLBOUND: Movie and panel discussion

February:
Jan Phillips: No Ordinary Time: The Rise of Spiritual Intelligence and Evolutionary Creativity.

January:
Rachel Held Evans: Evolving in Monkey Town: Beyond Our Comfort Zones. 

 

2011

February:
Big Tent Christianity with Phillip Clayton, Brian McLaren, Marcus Borg, Richard Rohr, David Felten, Tripp Fuller and 15 Emerging Church Leaders.
 

2010

October:
Shane Claiborne: Politics and the Church

June:
Fred Plumer: Progressive Christianity: Is It a Movement or Are We Just Dreaming?

February:
John Shelby Spong: Beyond Theism, But Not Beyond God; Jesus, Beyond Incarnation, But Not Beyond Divine

January:
Marcus Borg: Speaking Christian, a Misunderstood Language


2009

December:
“Oh My God”, movie and panel discussion at Valley Art Theater

November:
Michael Dowd and Michael Morwood: The Gospel According to Science

November:
Matthew Fox: Creativity: Where the Divine and the Human Meet

October:
Robin Meyers: Saving Jesus From the Church: The House of Heresy

February:
Amy-Jill Levine: Christians Say the Darnedest Things…about Judaism: Misunderstanding Judaism Means Misunderstanding Jesus

January:
Marcus Borg: Beyond Atheism: The Truth and Limits of the Atheist Critique

 

2008

April:
Gary Schwartz: The Guiding-Organizing-Designing Process (G.O.D.).

March:
Phyllis Strupp. The Spiritual Brain, Evolved or Created.

February:
Rebecca Parker and Rita Brock. Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire.

January:
Beverly Lanzetta. Emerging Heart: Global Spirituality and the Sacred.

January:
Imaging Jesus for the Third Millennium: A Juried Art Exhibit at Trinity Cathedral.

 

2007

November:
Harold Moses: Musical Harmony to Transform the Human Spirit.

October:
Tracy Fessenden: Invisible History in America: Religious Intolerance and Invention of the Secular.

March:
Elizabeth Schussler Fiorenza: Uses and Abuses of the Bible.

February:
Don Benjamin: The Stories of Adam and Eve Revisited.

January:
Megan McKenna: Harm Not the Earth, Nor the Seas, Nor the Trees.

 

2006

March:
Bernard Brandon Scott: Reimagining the World in Parables: A Literary and Social Commentary on the Parables of Jesus for Today’s World.

February:
Walter Brueggemann: The Narrative of the Gospel vs. The Narrative of Our Consumer Society.

January:
Tex Sample, Bad Theology vs. Darwinian Fundamentalism.

 

2005

October:
Jim Burklo: Open Christianity: Home by a Different Road.

May:
Mary Magdalene Retreat with Margaret Starbird, Tracy Fessenden, Laura O’Neil, Ani Williams, Patricia Ballentine, Sandy Thron.

March:
Culver “Bill” Nelson and Bill Smith: The Future of the Church.

February:
John Dominic Crossan. Victory and Peace or Justice and Peace? Parables By and About Jesus: The Problem of Literalism and Fundamentalism.  

January:
John Shelby Spong. The Sins of Scripture.

 

2004

November:
Interfaith dialogue: Does Prayer Work? At Banner Good Samaritan Hospital.

October:
Jesus Seminar on the Road with Stephen Patterson and Darryl Schmidt.

July:
Laura O’Neil Luncheon Series on DaVinci Code.

April:
Laura O’Neil: Keys to the DaVinci Code.

March:
Lloyd Geering: Christianity Without God.

February:
Culver “Bill” Nelson. Do the Ten Commandments Belong in the Public Square?

February:
Interfaith Hexalogues: Evil, Hope.

January:
John Cobb. What’s Ahead for Theology in the 21st Century?

 

2003

 

October:
Thomas Fox, National Catholic Reporter, The Changing Face of Christianity in Asia.

January:
John Shelby Spong. A New Christianity for a New World.

 

Collaborations:

November 2012:
Mickey Weinstein, Religious Extremism in the US Military: Dangers and Implications.  Americans United for the Separation of Church and State.

November 2012:
Donohoe Forum: Exploring What’s Wrong, Dreaming What’s Possible with David Kinnaman. AZ Ecumenical Council.

November 2011:
Donohoe Forum: Phillip Clayton. God After Darwin: Evolution, Christian Faith and Christianity. AZ Ecumenical Council.

September 2009:
Arun Ghandi. Lessons Learned from My Grandfather. New Vision Center.

May 2006:
Evolution in Three Dimensions: Science, Spirit and Story with Tom Sharp, Phyllis Strupp and Doug Bland.

April 2006:
Call to Action: Faith and Politics in the 21st Century with Ched Myers. 

March 2006:
Jesus Seminar on the Road: Jesus From Cradle to Grave with Robert Miller and Arthur Dewey.