CSR: Ferguson discusson October 6

THIS NOTICE CAME FROM THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF RELIGION AT PRINCETON UNIVERISTY

The Community Reponds:  a panel discussion on the events in Ferguson, Missouri,following the death of Michael Brown. Why is a black body in motion considered a threat? Is it appropriate for police to use military equipment? What historical forces are at work here? Is this a moment or a movement? What is the role of the Black Church?

Of other faith communities?

Panelists include:

Wallace Best, Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University

Leslie Callahan, Pastor, St. Paul’s Baptist Church, Philadelphia

Brittney Cooper, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies, Rutgers University

Vernon Mitchell, Jr., Associate Fellow, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University

Yolanda Pierce, Homrighausen Associate Professor of African American Religion and Literature and Director of the Center for Black Church Studies , Princeton Theological Seminary

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7 p.m

Guyot Hall, Room 10 (lower level)

Princeton University Campus

Washington Road, across from Ivy Lane

Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/csr

 

 

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