Something more than > festival 2017

6. 11. 2017

Living Library

Speakers: Slavko Hadzic, Joel Oliviera and others

Where: The Library of Faculty of Arts, Charles University

When: 6.11. from 16:00 to 17:00

The original concept lies in that you can instead of books read/listen to stories from different people. Those people are here as living books, who are being read through conversations.

Time for thruth: who can I really trust?

Speaker: Os Guinness

Where: Charles Unviersity, Faculty of Arts, room 131

When: 6.11. at 19:00

In our postmodern society we can often encounter the opinion, that truth does not exist or is only relative. A very experienced speaker, Os Guinness, disagrees. He states, that truth is an essential condition for freedom and better life. He as well prompts the listeners to not be afraid to search for the truth.

 

Time for BBQ: Christianity under fire

Speaker: Jan Valeš

Where: Student Club Celetná, Celetná 20

When: 7.11. at 16:00

The speaker is being “grilled” -- meaning he is going to be asked many curious questions from the students, who has a unique chance to ask any question about Christianity they ever wanted to ask.

Time for freedom: let’s get rid of rules

Speaker: Bruce Gillingham

Where: Grammar school for the optically challenged, Praha 2, nám. Míru 19, Aula

When: 7.11. at 19:00

A lot of people connect Christianity and rules. The speaker will tackle this and show that the real essence of Christianity is not in keeping rules, but in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

Time for myself: stop just collecting information

Speaker: Tomáš Grulich

Where: Charles University, Pedagogical Faculty, room: S210

When: 8.11. at 16:00

There is a pressure to execute and that might make students to have a very one-sided life style. Life is more than collecting information and development of intellect. A quality life needs personal growth of body, mind, spirit, relationships, … The way we handle this at the University defines our life orientation in the future. Stop just collecting information and invest in all of you…

 

Time for change: start fresh again

Speaker: Bruce Gillingham

Where: Grammar school for the optically challenged, Praha 2, nám. Míru 19, Aula

When: 8.11. at 19:00

There are many people in this world, who has the desire to restart their life and start fresh again. They think that it is too late though. The speaker will try to convince us that it is never late and that Christianity offers a restart.

 

Time for news: where to search for the truth in the time of post-facts

Speaker: Tomáš Uher

Where: Charles University, Faculty of Social Science, Smetanovo nábřeží 5, room: 215

When: 9.11. at 16:00

You have probably hear the opinion, that we live in post-facts time where emotions are the most important and facts are not. The goal of this lecture is to think about what role should have facts in our world and where to search for truth.

Time for hope: where to search for the light at the end of a tunnel?

Speaker: Bruce Gillingham

Where: Grammar school for the optically challenged, Praha 2, nám. Míru 19, Aula

When: 9.11. at 19:00

A hope is our biggest motive. It is what drives us forward even in the times of misfortune and unhappiness. But in our lives, we can encounter a time when we do not see hope. The lecture will show a Biblical point of view and a way closer to hope.