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Public Theology Lecture: What to Make of White People: Theological Reflections on BLM

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Stephen G. Ray, Jr.
Time: 11:10 a.m.
Location: Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful

Dr. Stephen G. Ray, Jr. is the Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Ray is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. He is the author of Do No Harm: Social Sin and Christian Responsibility (Fortress Press, 2002), a contributor to Constructive Theology: A Contemporary Approach to Classical Themes (Fortress Press, 2004), and co-author of Black Church Studies: An Introduction (Abingdon Press, 2007).

Ray received a doctor of philosophy in theology and African-American studies from Yale University and a master of divinity (summa cum laude) from Yale Divinity School.


About the Public Theology Lecture Series at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Center for the Church and the Black Experience, celebrating 45 years of preparing "leaders among leaders," the Public Theology Lecture Series will help the Garrett-Evangelical community understand more about the intersection of the theological perspectives and values as they perform service in the public arena for the well being of all persons and creation. For more information, contact Erin Moore, Director of the President's Office and Executive Assistant, at

To learn more about the 2015-2016 Public Theology Lecture Series, including a list of all or our speakers, go to

April 5, 2016

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