Public Theology Today: Academic Symposium
Amidst a rancorous electoral season and myriad challenges to national and global well-being, can the church contribute to meaningful dialogue and a way forward? Join the Center for Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary September 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an academic symposium engaging the intersection of faith, politics, and the public sphere.
Dr. Katie Day, Professor of Church and Society, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Dr. Michael Gorman, Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology, St. Mary's Seminary
Dr. Charles Mathewes, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia
Dr. Harold Dean Trulear, Associate Professor of Applied Theology, Howard University School of Divinity
As well as a conversation with
Lisa Sharon Harper, Sojourners Chief Church Engagement Officer and author of The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right
Rev. Dr. Joseph W. Daniels, Jr., Lead Pastor at Emory United Methodist Church, Washington, DC
Presentations will include responses from professionals in journalism, policymaking, theological education, and advocacy.
Moderated by Mike McCurry, former White House press secretary and current Wesley Seminary Distinguished Professor of Public Theology.
Symposium is open to academic faculty ($50) and graduate students ($15). Enter discount code STUDENT for reduced student pricing. A light breakfast and lunch are included with your registration.
Registration is now open: https://www.regonline.com/publictheologytodaysymposium
Sponsored by the Center for Public Theology, a program of Wesley's Institute for Community Engagement at Wesley Downtown, 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20001.
For inquiries, contact Institute for Community Engagement, firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-706-6838.