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Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Prophetic Voices Lecture Series

boisi center for religion and american public life

2016-2017

Laurie Zoloth, Northwestern University
An Ethics for the Coming Storm: A Theological Reflection on Climate Change

Event PageVideoAudio (Q&A)Recap


2015-2016

Ayesha Chaudhry, University of British Columbia
Who Gets to be a Prophet? Miracles, Privileges and the Discourse of Meritocracy

Event Page • Interview


2014-2015

Charles Marsh, University of Virginia
Bonhoeffer's Transformative Encounters with the American Prophetic Tradition

Event Page • Video • Interview • Recap


2013-2014

Russell Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
The Prophetic Minority

Event Page • Video • Interview • Recap


2012-2013

Ernesto Cortes, Industrial Areas Foundation
Prophetic Action and Imagination

Event Page • Video • Interview • Recap


2011-2012

Miroslav Volf, Yale Divinity School
Religious Exclusivism and Pluralism as a Political Project

Event Page • InterviewRecap


2010-2011

James F. Keenan, S.J., Boston College
The University in the 21st Century: Thinking about Ethics, Persons, and Discourse

Event Page • VideoAudio • Recap


2009-2010

Robert George, Princeton University
Natural Law, God, and Human Dignity

Event Page • VideoAudioRecap


2008-2009

Abdullahi An-Na'im, Emory University
American Secularism for American Muslims: Challenges and Prospects

Event Page • Video • Audio • Interivew • Recap


 

2007-2008

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Georgetown University 
Failing America's Faithful

Event PageVideoAudio • Interview • Recap


2006-2007

Rev. Peter Gomes, Harvard University
The Danger of Prophecy

Event PageVideoRecap 


2005-2006

Jim Wallis, Sojourners Magazine
God's Politics after Katrina: Faith and Hope in Public Life

Event Page • VideoRecap 


2004-2005

Sister Helen Prejean, Sisters of Saint Joseph of Medaille
Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continued

Event PageVideoAudio • Recap


2003-2004

Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Being the Hands of God: the Jewish call to Social Justice

Event Page • VideoAudio • Interview • Recap


2002-2003

Richard Mouw, President, Fuller Theological Seminary
Evangelical Protestants in the Public Square: Drawbacks and Opportunities

Event Page • Transcript • Audio • Recap


2001-2002

Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, President, Catholic Charities USA
What is the Prophetic Role of the Catholic Church in American Society Today?

Event Page • Audio • Transcript • Recap