Category Archives: Online Lecture

Malala: On refugees in this moment, now

Nobel-Peace-Prize awardee, Malala Yousafzai speaks on peace, displacement, girls’ education, the important role of fathers, and the state of girl refugees around the world today. Her remarks are part of a December 6 conversation with Former U.S. Ambassador to the United … Continue reading

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Ethics of Water: Religion and Health: New Online Lecture

Abundant thanks to the folks at the Department of Theology and the University of Durham  (UK) Project for Spirituality, Theology and Health for their invitation to present at the October Seminar, and for their warm and kind welcome and good discussion. … Continue reading

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Theological Voices: Syriac Women’s Choirs

“We must have women’s choirs. You are baptized in the same baptismal font–men and women. You drink from the same communion chalice. You receive the same bread. So men and women must both sing!” So insisted the bishop Jacob of … Continue reading

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Thank you, Dr. James Cone

So sad to hear of the recent passing of Dr. James Cone of Union Theological Seminary, whose book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree, received this year’s Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Due to Dr. Cone’s failing health,  Louisville Seminary’s President … Continue reading

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Water Justice: 2018 Steve de Gruchy Memorial Lecture

Last week Dr. Isabel Apawo Phiri delivered the 2018 Steve de Gruchy Memorial Lecture,  “God of Life Lead us to Water Justice.” Dr. Phiri is Associate General Secretary of the World Council of Churches and Director of the Centre for Constructive … Continue reading

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What is justice? What is forgiveness? Are both possible?

Click on the image above to read the Harvard Crimson story about this event. Click here to listen to the audio at the Veritas Forum

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Simone Weil on Relational Justice

“If Simone Weil is correct… justice means the right relationships among all things. I think this relates to social justice, the active restoration of right relationships, because after all, what does the beauty of the world tell us? … Now … Continue reading

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