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Reimagining Community: Race and the White Church

September 13, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Nees Lecture 2021 Event


Join us for this virtual event featuring Dr. Robert Jones, CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity. Jones writes regularly on politics, culture, and religion for The Atlantic online, NBC Think, and other outlets. He is frequently featured in major national media, such as CNN, MSNBC, NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others. He holds a Ph.D. in religion from Emory University and a M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of The End of White Christian America, which won the 2019 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. The Tom Nees Lectures on Social Justice are named after the late Rev. Dr. Tom Nees, an alumnus of NTS and champion for social justice.


12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Lecture 1: Looking Back: Learning to Tell a Truer Christian History
Lecture 2: Where do we go from here? Imagining a Christian future beyond white supremacy.



September 13, 2021
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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