Acton University 2014

Organization: Acton Institute

Venue: DeVos Performance Hall

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 17, 2014 / 3:30 pm - (EST) End Date/Time: Jun 20, 2014 / 10:00 pm - (EST)
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Description

If you’ve ever wondered  “How do I connect good intentions, with sound economic principles?” then Acton University is the perfect place for you to begin a lifelong journey of obtaining knowledge and skills regarding liberty, faith and free-market economics.

What is Acton University?

  • 4 dynamic days that integrate sound economics, rigorous philosophy, and Judeo-Christian faith
  • A customized learning path that you create: 100+ courses taught by 55+ experts: an international, world class faculty
  • An exploration of the intellectual foundations of truth, and respect for the dignity and worth of the human person
  • A place to learn about the classical foundations of freedom and how they apply to our culture today
  • A unique educational experience enabling you to lead with a greater understanding of the intersection of liberty and morality
  • An international, ecumenical network empowering you to apply your knowledge in shaping culture towards a free and virtuous society

Who attends Acton University?

  • In 2013, over 800 leaders and future leaders representing 70+ countries, from many faith traditions
  • Full time undergraduate students and graduate students studying religion, theology, economics, political science, business, philosophy, history
  • Faith based leaders: pastors, priests, seminarians, church staff, and congregational lay leaders
  • Non-Profit and Development leaders from secular and faith based backgrounds
  • Business and Economic leaders
  • Entrepreneurs and those who aspire to be
  • Academics: professors, doctoral candidates and university support staff
  • Finally, everyday citizens who want to obtain “…an education that most wished they had received, and yet probably didn’t…”

Venue

303 Monroe Ave. NW
MI
United States
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Organizations

Acton Institute