Cultural Enterprise

The Cultural Enterprise is home to the College of Humanities, the College of Education, the School of Theology, and the Honors Program – all uniquely positioned to shape the faith, character, and Christian worldview of our students.


Joseph Clair

Executive Dean, Cultural Enterprise

Dean, College of Humanities

Associate Professor, Theology and Culture

Teaching and research interests

  • Christian thought and ethics
  • The role of religion in public life
Rebecca Sandberg

Assistant Director, Cultural Enterprise

Faculty Fellow, George Fox University Honors Program

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Liberal arts and culture
  • Great Books
  • Writing and rhetoric pedagogy (fiction)
  • Organizational leadership/human development
Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor

Executive Assistant, Cultural Enterprise

Academic Areas

College of Humanities

Language and Literature

Performing Arts

History and Politics

School of Theology

College of Education

Cornerstone Core Curriculum (General Education)


Upcoming Events

The Undiscovered C.S. Lewis Conference

September 5-8, 2024

Join us Sept. 5-8, 2024, for The Undiscovered C.S. Lewis Conference and celebrate the camaraderie, imagination and faith of this great author and the many scholars and enthusiasts who follow in his footsteps. 

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Ongoing Events

Past Events


February 23-24, 2024

This two-day event explored the Christian vision of the human heart and its relationship to knowledge and desire.

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Richard J. Foster Award in Spiritual Formation

September 28, 2023, 7 p.m.

Canyon Commons

The Richard J. Foster Award in Spiritual Formation recognizes those whose intellectual and practical work helps others come into an ongoing transformational relationship with Jesus Christ. This award recognizes both established and rising figures whose work continues in the spirit of Foster himself.

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Candidates Fair for Newberg School Board election

April 15, 2023, 1 p.m.

Hoover 105

All the candidates running for one of the five open seats on the Newberg School Board have been invited to participate in a candidates forum, co-sponsored by the Civility Project, the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Newberg City Club.

The Peacemaker: C. S. Lewis on War, Martial Character, and Loving our Enemies to Death

April 13, 2023, 7 p.m.

Canyon Commons

Join us in Canyon Commons for a lecture presented by the C. S. Lewis Initiative and the honors program. Speaker Marc LiVecche will present “The Peacemaker: C. S. Lewis on War, Martial Character, and Loving our Enemies to Death.” Ron Mock, director of the Civility Project, will provide a response to the talk.

Shakespeare, C. S. Lewis, & Cultural Apologetics

April 6, 2023, 5:30 p.m.

Stevens 208

Join us for “Shakespeare, C. S. Lewis, & Cultural Apologetics,” with Joseph Ricke and Sarah Waters. This event is hosted by the Department of Language and Literature, the C. S. Lewis Initiative, and the Apologetics Initiative.

C.S. Lewis’s 'The Abolition of Man' Eighty Years Later: An Engineer’s Perspective

March 12, 2023, 5 p.m.

Hoover 103

The Apologetics Initiative and the C. S. Lewis Initiative invite you to a special presentation by Dr. Paul Lorenzini’s, “C.S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man Eighty Years Later: An Engineer’s Perspective. All are welcome to join us for this thought-provoking presentation.


February 17-18, 2023

George Fox University

Join us for a two-day event exploring why Christianity still resonates with humanity.

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When Politics Strain Relationships

October 27, 2022, 7 p.m.

Canyon Commons

Have political divisions caused tension in the relationships in your family, school, church, work or community? Learn how to become a “post-partisan Christian” and how this new identity can heal our relationships – and hopefully our society.