Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Law, Apologetics, and Worldview Symposium

Denver 2007
Law, Apologetics & Worldview Symposium

This event has been approved for 9 hours of Continuing
Legal Education Credit, including 2.4 hours of Ethics

Where: University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 E. Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80208, Room 165

When: Friday, Sept 7: 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Saturday, Sept 8: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sponsor: Christian Legal Society

Cost: Free ($25 suggested donation for practicing attorneys)
Questions: David Hyams,


Friday, September 7

6:30 Registration and Welcome

Session 1: The Lawyer’s Calling
Prof. Michael P. Schutt, Institute for Christian Legal Studies

8:15 Session 2: Introduction to Apologetics and the Law
David M. Hyams, University of Denver Law School

9:15 Reception

Saturday, September 8

9:00 Session 3: Truth
Dr. Douglas Groothuis, Denver Seminary

10:15 Session 4: The American Legal Academy
Prof. Michael P. Schutt

11:15 Session 5: Biblical Foundations of the Rule of Law
Prof. Craig A. Stern, Regent University School of Law

12:15 – 1:15
Lunch (Provided)

1:30 Session 6: Biblical and Constitutional Hermeneutics
David M. Hyams

2:35 Session 7: Natural Law
Prof. Randall Niles

4:00 Session 8: Justice and Jurisdiction
Prof. Craig A. Stern

5:00 Closing Remarks

SocietySymposium Faculty

Dr. Douglas R. Groothuis
Dr. Douglas Groothuis is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Denver Seminary, where has served since 1993. He is the author of Truth Decay: Defending Christianity from the Challenges of Postmodernism and The Soul in Cyberspace, among other books.

David M. Hyams
David Hyams graduated from Denver Seminary with an M.A. in Philosophy of Religion in 2003, and earned an M.A. in Philosophy from Georgia State University in 2004. He is currently earning his J.D. as a third-year law student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Randall Niles, esq.
Randall Niles is an attorney and educator whose passion is to spark critical thinking and truth-seeking in a new generation. He serves as director of operations at, where he's written and published hundreds of articles on comparative worldviews and Christian apologetics.

Professor Michael P. Schutt
Mike Schutt is the director of the Institute for Christian Legal Studies (ICLS), a cooperative ministry of the Christian Legal Society and Regent Law School. He is the author of Redeeming Law: Christian Calling and the Legal Profession.

Professor Craig A. Stern
Craig Stern is a professor at Regent University School of Law. Mr. Stern earned his B.A. from Yale University where he graduated cum laude and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Stern has written numerous journal articles, notes, and monographs


Anonymous said...

Doug, yes, David told me about this. I hope to attend and will pray over it.

sh007r said...

I so wish I could go, but I'll be at a Theophostic teaching seminar.
God bless your day, and those in attendance.

Daniel said...

Great presentation! It was very engaging!