Category Archives: Online Lecture

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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Health & Human Rights: New Teaching Tools

Delighted to have had the opportunity over the past 6 months to work once again with human rights attorney, Alicia Ely Yamin, in the development of her 3 new videos and free Teaching Pack about health and human rights, now … Continue reading

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Spiritual Audacity: Public Health & Human Flourishing (now online)

Session video now online! Dean’s Seminar, Boston University School of Public Health, Wed. September 13, 2017. Featuring the Rev. Dr. Jim Sherblom’s new book, Spiritual Audacity: Six Disciplines of Human Flourishing. Panelists include BUSPH speakers: Christina Gebel (Roman Catholic Practices … Continue reading

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“I’d really just like a book on social justice”

From Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement speech last week: Remember when I told you about that class I taught at the Boys and Girls Club? One day after class I was talking to them about college, and one of my top … Continue reading

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