Candlemas Lecture: Willie Jennings

Award-winning author and ordained Baptist minister Willie Jennings will give the annual Candlemas Lecture on February 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Devlin Hall, Room 101. Jennings, an associate professor of systematic theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School, will present “To Hear the World Again: Giving Christians an Actual Doctrine of Creation.” Jennings writes on liberation theologies, cultural identities, and anthropology, and is the author of the book The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race, which won the American Academy of Religion Award of Excellence in the Study of Religion and the Grawemeyer Award in Religion. He is at work on a new project on the doctrine of creation, tentatively titled Reframing the World. Sponsors: Lowell Humanities Series and Theology Department.

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