The David Nyvall Lectureship

The David Nyvall Lectureship was inaugurated in 1951 in memory of the pioneer Swedish American educator who served the school both as teacher and president. The theme of this spring lecture series is the interpretation of the Christian message for the contemporary world.

Previous Lectures

  • 2011: Miroslav Volf, Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School and author of numerous books including Exclusion and Embrace (1996), Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (2006), and Allah: A Christian Response (2011)
  • 2012: Ellen T. Charry, PhD, professor of systematic theology at Princeton Theological Seminary and author of God and the Art of Happiness
  • 2013: Nyvall at 150, Nyvall at 150: The Founding President’s Enduring Impact at North Park
  • 2014: Fr. Virgilio P. Elizondo, professor of pastoral and Hispanic theology at the University of Notre Dame, and author of The Future is Mestizo, Galilean Journey, and The Human Quest