Feb. 28 @ 8:00pm

Are You Free?

How might you respond to that question? Most of us intuitively assume, yes, of course I am. But what does it mean, to be free? Christian and atheist scholars seek to make sense of our innate desire for personal freedom.


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It’s a part of life we rarely talk about

Will you contemplate your spiritual journey while you make the walk across campus? Listen as we interview professors and scholars in the campus community about their spiritual experiences and beliefs.


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Ohio State is a marketplace of ideas

Those ideas that are embraced have influence on individual lives and in society well beyond the campus. There is not a more significant space that represents a public square of ideas in our region of the country than The Ohio State University. The Thompson Institute seeks to engage with these popular and important ideas on campus.