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Theologian Elizabeth Johnson to explore nature as neighbor in WFU lecture

Media Contact: C. Mark Batten, battencm@nullwfu.edu, Office of Communications What:  A lecture titled, “Is God’s Charity Broad Enough for Bears?” This year’s School of Divinity Steelman Lecture is inspired from an observation by the naturalist John Muir. Coming upon a dead bear in the woods, he scorned those religious folk who excluded such noble creatures from […]

Read more February 10, 2016

WFU faculty experts and business leader to converge in Charlotte to discuss climate change

by C. Mark Batten, battencm@nullwfu.edu, Office of Communications The world needs an ecological conversion. That is the core message of Pope Francis’ powerful encyclical letter Laudato Sí (Praised Be). The human species has managed to run up a sizeable ecological deficit on all our earthly accounts—soil, water, and climate. From the way we feed ourselves, power […]

Read more January 21, 2016

Urban Cusp Founder and Former Washington Post Columnist Rahiel Tesfamariam to speak at Wake Forest

by C. Mark Batten, battencm@nullwfu.edu, Office of Communications Rahiel Tesfamariam, founder of Urban Cusp and a former columnist for The Washington Post, will speak Feb. 4 at Wake Forest. The talk, “Race, Gender, Activism, and Faith,” will begin at 7 p.m. in Farrell Hall’s Broyhill Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. […]

Read more January 14, 2016

Building a network of young faith leaders working on ecological issues

by Fred Bahnson and C. Mark Batten, battencm@nullwfu.edu, Office of Communications Later this month, the School of Divinity will convene twenty young faith leaders from across the U.S. and Canada for its second annual Re:Generate Fellowship on Ecological Vocation and Religious Leadership. With generous support from the Byron Fellowship Educational Foundation and Kalliopeia Foundation, the fellowship […]

Read more January 6, 2016

Leading national experts to discuss faith and climate change in Asheville

by C. Mark Batten, battencm@nullwfu.edu, Office of Communications Christianity needs an ecological conversion. That is the core message of Pope Francis’ powerful encyclical letter Laudato Sí (Praised Be). The human species has managed to run up a sizeable ecological deficit on all our earthly accounts—soil, water, and climate. From the way we feed ourselves, power our […]

Read more January 5, 2016

Divinity alumna offers reflections at University’s Annual Lovefeast

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications The Reverend Emily Hull McGee, Wake Forest University School of Divinity 2009 alumna and Pastor of First Baptist Church on Fifth in Winston-Salem, offered the Reflection at Wake Forest University’s Annual Lovefeast on Sunday, December 6. “Our annual traditions are meaningful and the rituals are significant, but we […]

Read more December 10, 2015

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