Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is this conference series about?
Toward a Free and Virtuous Society conferences are intensive conferences for current and future leaders. Participants will be presented with an introduction to the moral foundations of personal and economic liberty by combining an in-depth treatment of economic principles with principles of social justice and anthropology. The individual lectures will explore the nature of the human person and the created order from the perspectives of Scripture and natural law, examining concepts such as justice, equality, flourishing, stewardship, and virtue.
2. How are the conferences organized?
The conference provides a look at the core foundations for a free and virtuous society in the areas of human anthropology, natural law, economic way of thinking, and the role of government. From there, the conference builds on this philosophical foundation linking theory to contemporary topics.
3. Who attends "FAVS" conferences?
Participants will come from all over the United States. There is only space for up to 25 attendees so spots are limited and the selection process is competitive. Selected participants will vary by conference and criteria for selection is dependent on the level, subject area, and theme of the material presented at each conference.
4. How much do the conferences cost?
All participants selected to attend will receive a full fellowship, which covers room and board expenses as well as conference fees. A limited number of travel scholarships are available to cover transportation costs to and from the conference. If travel assistance is needed, please note this on your application.
5. Where are the conferences being held?
FAVS conferences are held all over the United States, but usually in major cities to allow for easy transportation. For specific conferences and locations be sure to check back to our events calendar for upcoming FAVS conferences