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Staley Lecture: Brian McLaren
September 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“JESUS BEYOND CHRISTIANITY: TAKING HIS LIFE AND TEACHINGS OPEN SOURCE”
Brian McLaren is a prominent Christian pastor, author, activist and leading figure in the emerging church movement. Often cited as one of the most influential Christian leaders in America, he has authored 20 books on faith in a contemporary global context, including Everything Must Change: Jesus, Global Crises, and a Revolution of Hope and Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road? Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World. In his Staley lecture, McLaren will address how to think in faithful and creative about Jesus’ message and ministry, including its broad relevance beyond the borders of the Christian church, and how that renewed understanding can inform anyone seeking to be an agent of kindness, justice, inclusion, peace, and hope. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room