Prophetic Encounters - Wisdom House
Prophetic Encounters: How the History of Religious Radicalism Can Help Us Today
Saturday, November 9, 2019
9:30 AM 3:00 PM
For centuries, people of all faiths have led movements for racial, gender, and economic justice in the United States. This workshop will share the stories of such exemplary activists as Methodist abolitionist Richard Allen, Catholic community builder Dorothy Day, Quaker pacifist Bayard Rustin, and pagan environmentalist Starhawk. Each drew prophetic inspiration from their own tradition and from transformative encounters with other activists. Come learn their stories Includes lunch.
Commuter: $60 includes lunch
Dan McKanan, Ph.D. is the Emerson Senior Lecturer at Harvard Divinity School, where he has taught since 2008. He is the author of six books on religion and social transformation, among them Prophetic Encounters: Religion and the American Radical Tradition.
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