The Spring 2008 Franke Lectures were organized in conjunction with the Yale College seminar taught by Christine Hayes.
- E. P. Sanders, Duke University, “Does Law Debase the Human-Divine Relationship? The Christian Charge against Judaism”
- Rémi Brague, Sorbonne and Ludwig-Maximilian University, “Church and State—Ever Separate?”
- John Witte Jr., Emory University, “The Reformation of Rights: Early Protestant Foundations of Western Rights”