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Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Prophetic Voices Lecture Series

Prophetic Action and Imagination
12th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Ernesto Cortes, Industrial Areas Foundation
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Religious Exclusivism and Pluralism as a Political Project
11th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture
Miroslav Volf, Yale Divinity School
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The University in the 21st Century: Thinking about Ethics, Persons, and Discourse
10th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture
James F. Keenan, SJ, Boston College
Thursday, November 18, 2010
( streaming video/audio )

Natural Law, God, and Human Dignity
9th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Robert George, Princeton University
Thursday, Mar 25, 2010
( streaming video/audio )

American Secularism for American Muslims: Challenges and Prospects
8th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Abdullahi An-Na'im, Emory University
Thursday, November 13, 2008
( streaming video/audio )

• Failing America's Faithful
7th Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Georgetown University 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
( interview ) ( streaming video/audio )

The Danger of Prophecy
6th Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture

Rev. Peter Gomes, Harvard University
Thursday, March 15, 2007
( streaming video

God's Politics after Katrina: Faith and Hope in Public Life
5th Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture
Jim Wallis, Sojourners Magazine
Monday, October 17, 2005
( streaming video )

Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continued
4th Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture
Sister Helen Prejean, Sisters of Saint Joseph of Medaille
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
( streaming video )

Being the Hands of God: the Jewish call to Social Justice
3rd Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture
Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Tuesday, March 23, 2004
( interview / streaming video

Evangelical Protestants in the Public Square: Drawbacks and Opportunities
2nd Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture Richard Mouw, President, Fuller Theological Seminary  
Thursday, April 10, 2003
( transcript ) (audio)

What is the Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church in American Society Today?
1st Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture
Father Bryan Hehir, President, Catholic Charities USA
Monday, April 1, 2002