Lectures and Speaking Engagements by Laurence M. Vance


Please contact me if you are interested in having me speak.


Will be speaking at Victory Baptist Church in Ocoee, Florida, on July 27.

Spoke at Victory Baptist Church in Ocoee, Florida, on July 6.

Spoke at the Florida Liberty Summit in Orlando, Florida, on April 4-6, 2014, on the Second Amendment and gun control.

Spoke on March 19, 2014, at the 2014 Austrian Economics Research Conference in Auburn, Alabama, about my book War, Empire, and the Military. The text is online here. Audio is online here.

Spoke on March 23, 2013, at the 2013 Austrian Economics Research Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Alexander Campbell, Tolbert Fanning, David Lipscomb: A Nineteenth-Century Anti-War Triumvirate." The text is online here. Audio is online here.

Spoke on March 21, 2013, at the 2013 Austrian Economics Research Conference in Auburn, Alabama, about my book The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom. Audio is online here.

Radio interview on March 4, 2013, with Mike Church of the Mike Church Radio Show about my article "The Federal War on Hemp." A transcript of the interview is online here.

Radio interview on March 4, 2013, with Scott Horton of the Scott Horton Radio Show about my book The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom. The interview is online here.

Radio interview on November 27, 2012, with Mike Church of the Mike Church Radio Show on just war theory, the war on drugs, and my book The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom. A transcript of the interview is online here.

Interview on November 25, 2012, with Robert Wenzel of the Economic Policy Journal on the war on drugs and my book The War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom. The interview is online here.

Spoke in Orlando, Florida, on October 11, 2012, at the Orange County/Central Florida Campaign for Liberty monthly meeting on the subject of the war on drugs. The text is online here.

Spoke at the 2012 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Murray Rothbard and Liberty Magazine." The audio is online here.

Spoke on November 20, 2011, at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in San Francisco on the subject of "The Story of the John Bois Notes." Publication details to follow.

Radio interview on September 23, 2011, on the Global Freedom Report with guest host Jacob Hornberger of Future of Freedom Foundation. The interview is online here.

Spoke on August 20, 2011, at the Florida Liberty Summit 2011 in Orlando, Florida. The text is online here.

Spoke on May 18, 2011, at the monthly meeting of the Gulf Coast Economics Club in Pensacola, Florida. The text is online here.

Radio interview in March 2011 with Southwest Radio Ministries regarding new edition of Archaic Words and the Authorized Version.

Spoke at the 2011 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Is Religion Compatible with Libertarianism?" Audio is online here. The text is online here.

Spoke in Orlando, Florida, on October 1, 2010, at the 20th annual convention of the International Society of Bible Collectors on "The History of the King James Bible."

Spoke at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama, on March 29 and 30, 2010, on "Christianity and War" and "The Libertarian Case for Drugs."

Spoke at the 2010 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "The Moral Case for Drugs." The audio is here. A version of this lecture was published in Freedom Daily and is online here.

Spoke in June 2009 in Pasadena, Maryland, at the Institute on the Constitution on the subject of "Christianity and War." The text is online here. A DVD is available from John Lofton of The American View.

Interview on June 4, 2009, with Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio is here.

Interview on April 2, 2009, with Lew Rockwell of the Ludwig von Mises Institute is here.

Spoke at the 2009 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "The Flat Tax Is Not Flat and the FairTax Is Not Fair." Audio is online here. The text is online here. Also chaired and commented on the lectures in the "Religion and Economics section." Audio is online here.

Spoke for the Okaloosa Libertarian Club on December 11, 2008.

An e-mail interview with the Christian Liberty Party was published online here on December 3, 2008.

Radio interview on Veterans Day 2008 with John Lofton and Michael Peroutka of The American View is online here.

Spoke on Sunday morning, July 20, 2008, at Riverside Baptist Church in Indialantic, Florida.

Spoke in June of 2008 at the Future of Freedom Foundation's Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties conference in Reston, Virginia, on the subject of "Christianity and War." The text of the lecture is online here. A video of the lecture is online here.

Spoke at the 2008 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "The Myth of the Just Price." The text is online here. Audio of the lecture is online here. Video of the lecture is online here. The text of the lecture was published as The Myth of the Just Price and the Biblical Case for Laissez Faire.

Participated in a debate on SoapBox Radio in June of 2007 on the morality of the Iraq War. The text of the opening remarks can be read here. The remarks are included in the new edition of Christianity and War.

Spoke in June of 2007 at the Future of Freedom Foundation's Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties conference in Reston, Virginia, on the subject of "What the Church Should Be Saying About War and Foreign Policy." The text of the lecture is online here. A video of the lecture is online here. The complete and unabridged text of the original lecture was published as War, Foreign Policy, and the Church.

Spoke at the 2007 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Gerrit Smith: A Nineteenth-Century Radical Libertarian." A version of this lecture was published in The Independent Review, available online here.

Spoke on a panel discussion about Hebrew grammars at the November 2006 annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. The text of the remarks can be read here.

Spoke at the invitation of Congressman Ron Paul in Washington DC on May 25, 2006, to some members of Congress and their staff on the subject of "Christianity and the War." Read the complete staff lecture here. This lecture is included in the new edition of Christianity and War.

Spoke at the 2006 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Christianity and Victimless Crimes." A version of this lecture was published in Liberty magazine, available online here.

Spoke at the 2005 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Francis Wayland: Preacher-Economist." A version of this lecture was published in The Independent Review, available online here. Also spoke at the Author's Forum about my book Christianity and War. The audio is online here.

Spoke at the 2004 Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn, Alabama, on the subject of "Mises and Religion." A portion of this lecture was published in "Mises Debunks the Religious Case for the State," available online here.


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