Hosted by McCormick Theological Seminary
May 31 – June 1, 2019
You are invited to the 20th Annual Bonhoeffer Lectures in Public Ethics. The lectures organized by the International Bonhoeffer Society, will take place at McCormick Theological Seminary and intend to address major public issues in light of the legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Nazi dissident whose life and writings have had a major impact on Protestant theological thought for the past 70 years.
Keynote speakers, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, and Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove drawing on their extensive experience building movements for social change, will address the pressing issues of our diverse communities, calling us to the work of advocacy and resistance.
In order to address these concerns locally, this conference uniquely places Chicago organizations working for justice alongside leading scholars making constructive use of the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Scholars will give presentations that introduce Bonhoeffer as a resource for thinking in new ways about a select number of issues, including racism, mass… more