Rabbi Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most remarkable and inspiring figures of the 20th Century. He was a mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr and the entire Civil Rights Movement, a leading critic of the Vietnam War, a champion for Soviet Jews and a pioneer in the work of interfaith dialogue.
We will watch the film and be joined by an esteemed panel for discussion afterwards.
- Rabbi Fred Reiner, Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Sinai in Washington, DC
- Dr. Aaron Rosen, Professor of Religion & Visual Culture and Director of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary
- Dr. Josiah Young, Professor of Systematic Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary
- Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, Provost of Washington National Cathedral, and former Deputy Director of Presidential Personnel in the White House.
- Dr. Lorena Parrish, PhD, Associate Professor of Urban Ministries and Director, Community Engagement Institute and Center for Public Theology