Dr James K.A. Smith, Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI brings a lecture for DTS from his book you are what you Love, encouraging believers to attend to their desires honestly and reorder their imaginations to the stories of the kingdom of God found in the worship of the church as practice to restory believers away from malformative kingdoms that are grabbing for our affection and worship.
James K.A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College, where he holds the Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. Trained as a philosopher with a focus on contemporary French thought, Smith has expanded on that scholarly platform to become an engaged public intellectual and cultural critic. An award-winning author and widely-traveled speaker, he has emerged as a thought leader with a unique gift of translation, building bridges between the academy, society, and the church.