"Christian Ethics in the Public Sphere"
Rev Dr David Gushee
University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University, Georgia, USA
WHEN: 7pm, Thursday, 11 October, 2018
WHERE: Pilgrim Theological College, 29 College Crescent, Parkville VIC 3052
TICKETS: Free - Registration required. Book your seat by clickingn the "Book Now" button, above.
ABOUT THIS LECTURE:
Widely regarded as one of the world's leading Christian ethicists, David is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 22 books, most notably Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust, Kingdom Ethics, The Sacredness of Human Life, Evangelical Ethics, A Letter to My Anxious Christian Friends, Still Christian, and the forthcoming Moral Leadership for a Divided Age: Fourteen People Who Dared to Change Our World.
David is currently serving as the President of the American Academy of Religion and is the immediate Past-President of the Society of Christian Ethics - a rare combination for any religious scholar.
Over a busy 25-year career, David has also been heavily involved in numerous activist efforts for peace, justice, human dignity, and the integrity of God's creation, most notably in addressing torture, climate change, and the continued harm being inflicted on LGBTQ persons by Christian churches and families.