Theology at the Bottleworks

Hosting events for the purpose of creating space for dialogue and discussion on matters of cultural significance.

Come have a brew, share your view, and lend an ear to others'. Always free and open to absolutely anyone. Join us the third Wednesday of every month for our discussion at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood

Join us for this month's discussion

Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m.
Free Speech and Hate Speech: Ethical and Legal Limits on What We Say and Why

ArtTalk at The Contemporary Art Museum

Thursday, October 18, 6:15 p.m.

Join us for a 30-minute tour of selected portions of the new CAM exhibit followed by a discussion on the art, co-hosted by CAM and Midrash moderators.

Christianity and culture podcast

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Previous Discussions


September | The Good, the Bad, and the Ivory Tower: American Higher Education and its Discontents
Many people have suggested that higher education in America is a troublesome bubble. Student debt is unsustainable and most students who enter college never graduate. Why has it become so necessary for people to attend these institutions of higher learning? 

August | To Your Health! (Whatever That Is)
What is good health and how do we get there? With all the attention given to physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, is being healthy one of the most important values and goals in our culture? What do we mean when we say we want to be healthy? Is there more than one way to be healthy? What is the connection between health and happiness?

July | The Rule of Law vs. The Ruler of Laws 
In our time, we are forced to reckon with what it looks like to enact just laws and enforce laws justly. What purposes does and should the law serve?

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