When Did the World Go Insane, and Why?

December 16, 2017
St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd | Spring, TX 77388
Contact: Fr. John Whiteford
Phone: (281) 467-0264
Times: 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Admission: Free/Donations Accepted
Area of Town: The Woodlands

"When Did the World Go Insane, and Why?" Come explore this and other pressing questions of the modern world with Dr. Clark Carlton, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Tennessee Tech University, as he discusses Modernism, Postmodernism and how they are affecting us all.


Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge, though donations to defray the cost are appreciated. Please contact us by December 1st to let us know you are coming so we can prepare food and refreshments.


Contact: frjohnwhiteford@gmail.com - 281-467-0264About the Speaker: Clark Carlton was born in Middle Tennessee of Tar Heel stock and earned his BA in philosophy at Carson-Newman College in East Tennessee. He discovered Orthodox Christianity while a student at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC and converted at the small OCA mission in Raleigh on Pascha of 1988.


He finished his MDiv at St Vladimir’s Seminary, writing his thesis on St Maximus the Confessor under the direction of Fr. John Meyendorff. He earned an MA and PhD in Early Christian Studies from the Catholic University of America, writing his dissertation on the fifth-century ascetical theologian, Mark the Monk. He is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Tennessee Tech University, in his hometown of Cookeville, TN. He is the author of The Faith series and numerous articles published by Christian Bioethics, St. Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly, and the Journal of Early Christian Studies. His most recent article, “Hegel, the Reconceptualization of Science, and the Managerial Elite” has just been published in Christian Bioethics. He also has an article on Mark the Monk coming out in Volume IV of Histoire de la littérature grecque chrétienne hopefully by the end of the year.

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