The Church of Today and Tomorrow

taught by Ryan Hanning, PhD

Course description

The Church is called to renew the culture of every age, and she has responded to this call throughout history with great creativity and boldness. But what of the Church today? How are we living our call and mission in a rapidly changing world? What do current trends reveal about the present and future of the Church? This workshop examines the current demographics of faith in the US and the World, and provide a candid analysis of the challenges we face and the reasons to hope.

Hours of Instruction:  3

Ryan Hanning, PhD
Ryan Hanning, PhD
ICT Fellow

Ryan Hanning is a popular speaker and Professor of Theology and Catholic Studies. He led University of Mary’s unprecedented partnership with Arizona State University, and developed a graduate program in philosophy, theology and education for Catholic Educators. Ryan is a principal Fellow of the San Juan Diego Institute which serves several Universities, non-profits and Catholic apostolates. Ryan also serves as a theological consultant and speaker for Catholics Come Home and Amen Alleluia. In addition to teaching and consulting, he writes and speaks internationally on education, theology, ethics and virtuous leadership.  Dr. Hanning currently homesteads in Tennessee with his beautiful wife Rebecca, and their ten well socialized homeschooled children.  He secretly idolizes Dr. Westby.