The King’s College Announces Religious and Theological Studies Major
May 27, 2015 - 4:27pm
NEW YORK CITY – May 27, 2015 – The King’s College is pleased to announce the addition of a fifth major to its offerings, beginning in the Fall 2015 semester. The Bachelor of Arts in Religious and Theological Studies will provide a solid liberal arts education to students while encouraging them to think about a variety of texts and topics through a theological lens.
King's Awards Two Honorary Doctorates
May 19, 2015 - 12:00am
NEW YORK CITY - May 19, 2015 - The King's College is pleased to announce the conferral of the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on two recipients: Ms. Rebekah Mercer and Mr. Thomas Patrick. The degrees were conferred by President Gregory Alan Thornbury on Saturday, May 16 during the Commencement Exercises at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.
King's Debate Society Post-Nationals
May 5, 2015 - 12:19pm
Three teams represented King’s at the United States University Debating Championships: Tim Perdew ’15 and John Sailer ’15, Jonah Ortiz ’17 and Lucy LeFever ’16, and Christian Tegge ’17 and Kyle Trivanovich ’17. The tournament was not just a test of rhetorical skill, but of endurance. Eight preliminary rounds preceded four elimination rounds over the course of three days.
Interregnum XI: Each Day Dies with Sleep
May 1, 2015 - 12:24pm
On April 10, students and faculty of the King’s College gathered at Calvary-St. George’s Church in downtown Manhattan to hear Dr. Carl R. Trueman speak at the final event of Interregnum, an all-school, three-day competition between the Houses.
Trueman is an author, theologian, historian, and Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary. He spoke on the 2014-15 Interregnum theme—mortality—in a talk titled “Each Day Dies with Sleep: A Literary and Theological Exploration of Mortality.”
Digital Currency Experts Discuss Potential for Social Change at King’s
April 30, 2015 - 12:00am
On April 28, President Gregory Alan Thornbury, the Hon. Edmund C. Moy (former director of the United States Mint), and Alex Waters of Coin.co met on the campus of The King’s College for a roundtable discussion about digital currencies and their potential to facilitate economic, social, and political change.
The King’s College is the first college in the United States to accept payments in Bitcoin. Coin.co helps businesses and financial institutions understand and utilize the Bitcoin ecosystem
Bigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who
April 21, 2015 - 11:17am
The King’s College President Dr. Gregory Alan Thornbury and Parent’s Leadership Council member Ned Bustard recently celebrated the release of their co-edited volume, Bigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who, a collection of essays exploring religious themes in the popular BBC television series. The collection, published by Square Halo Books, released on Thursday, March 26, with a launch party in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where Thornbury delivered a lecture based on the essay he wrote for the book, which explored God the Father.
King's History Initiative
April 17, 2015 - 11:19am
The King’s College is pleased to announce the launch of its history initiative, exploring the college’s history and relationship to American evangelicalism since 1938.
Alumni Luncheon at Lancaster, PA
April 14, 2015 - 5:54pm
On Saturday, March 28, just over 100 people—alumni and guests from The King’s College at Briarcliff Manor and Newcastle, Delaware, and Northeastern Bible College—gathered at the Meadia Heights Golf Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
An opening prayer was given by Dr. Carolyn Carmichael (’58), the mother of Dr. Kimberly Carmichael Thornbury. Dr. Kenneth John (’59) introduced President Gregory Alan Thornbury, who spoke about the work and vision of the college.
Tullian Tchividjian to Speak at King's
April 7, 2015 - 3:52pm
The King's College is pleased to welcome Tullian Tchividjian to campus for a conversation with President Gregory Alan Thornbury. The event will take place on April 16 at noon.
Prof. Wilkinson Attends Sundance Film Festival
March 31, 2015 - 11:46am
Alissa Wilkinson, who serves as an assistant professor of English and humanities at The King’s College as well as chief film critic at Christianity Today, recently had the opportunity to attend the Sundance Film Festival. Thousands of people gathered from January 22 to February 1, 2015 in Park City, Utah for this festival that that showcases the work of American and international independent filmmakers. We asked her about her experience at Sundance.
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