Reading Groups

Scala reading groups foster in-depth discussion around a central theme or text

Current & Upcoming Reading Groups

Searching for the Authentic Self: Plato, St. Augustine, and Emerson

Examining Plato’s search for truth, St. Augustine’s search for God, and Emerson’s search for individuality, in light of contemporary concerns with identity, authenticity, and the epistemological challenges of postmodernity

Leader: Professor Roosevelt Montás

When: March 23, 30, and April 6, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Location: Columbia University, American Studies Library, 319 Hamilton Hall

Genuine Friendship

Exploring the cultivation of personal relationships rooted in faith

Leader: Jaston Brink 

When: Each Wednesday, February 5 – April 27, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: Princeton Theological Seminary

Theological Ethics, Theology, and Science

Stimulating conversation about how to integrate faith convictions with goodness as understood in ethics, truth as understood in science, and beauty as understood in aesthetics

Leader: Dr. Frederick Simmons 

When: Thursday February 20, 27, and March 5, 2020 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Location: Princeton Theological Seminary

Past Reading Groups

Monastic Traditions and Christian Spiritualities

Integrating faith, work, and community life around virtues of humility, piety, service and obedience

Inspiring Women

 Creating a community of support, encouragement, and mentorship for 21st century women