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Black Bodies and the Justice of God

  • Pacific Lutheran University 12180 Park Avenue South Tacoma, WA, 98447 United States (map)

Free Registration.

Contact the Pastors if interested in carpooling for some of all the presentations. Keynote is at 7pm. 

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This year’s Lutheran Studies Conference will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., concluding with a keynote lecture in the evening at 7 p.m. in the Scandinavian Cultural Center of the Anderson University Center.

This conference focuses on “Black Bodies and the Justice of God” in the Lutheran tradition, in art, theology, ethics and literature. The conference also draws connection to the book Between the World and Me by Ta Nehisi Coates, a book that all first-year PLU students have read for the incoming classes of 2017 and 2018. The conference features an incredible line up of leading theologians and we encourage you and your congregations or colleagues to read their works prior to the conference.

Speakers include Lutheran womanist theologian and ethicist Rev. Dr. Beverly Wallace (Shaw University Divinity School), as well as nationally respected theologian and Bonhoeffer scholar Dr. Reggie Williams (McCormick Theological Seminary).

Earlier Event: September 19
Dinner and Holden Evening Prayer
Later Event: September 28
Give. Share. Eat.