Contributor Profile

Herbert L. Lester Jr.

The Rev. Dr. Herbert L. Lester Jr. is an Elder in the United Methodist Church and an adjunct professor at Memphis Theological Seminary, where he has developed and taught classes in community organizing, missions, and the writings of Rene Girard. He has also served as a corporate consultant in staff development and worked with the Tacoma, Washington, Department of Health on issues of male violence from a cross-cultural perspective.

He was a consultant for the Lived Theology and Race Workgroup.