Charles Marsh to Deliver DuBose Lectures at Sewanee University

Can I Get a Witness? Explorations in an Amen

On September 26 and 27 Charles Marsh will deliver three lectures at the School of Theology at Sewanee University as the 2018 DuBose Lecturer.

Marsh will build upon the theme of witness by presenting three different lectures. All lectures will take place in Guerry Auditorium. The first lecture “Aristocrats of Responsiblity: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Quest for a New Nobility” will begin at 9:00 am on September 26.  The second lecture “‘Better than Church’: The Civil Rights Movement and Religionless Christianity” will begin at 2:00 pm on September 26. The final lecture “Visions of Amen: On the Judgment of God and the Splendor of the World” will begin at 9:00 am on September 27. There will also be a book signing with Dr. Marsh in the Convocation Hall on September 26 from 3:45 – 4:15 pm.

Find more event information on Sewanee University’s website here. For a full listing of our spring speaking engagements with Charles Marsh and others, visit our events calendar here.

Charles Marsh is the Commonwealth Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia and the director of the Project on Lived Theology. His research interests include modern Christian thought, religion and civil rights, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and lived theology. His publications include Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2014) and God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights (1997), which won the 1998 Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

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