Hear from Westar members on how we can theologically -- and practically -- deconstruct the threat of white Christian nationalism we face. Then, get a chance to ask questions and engage in discussion with contributors!
Nearly every day, we're confronted with news of abuses of power, oppression of marginalized people, miscarriage of justice, and much more. Westar's newest book, Doing Theology in the Age of Trump, seeks to address these issues by using theology in practical ways that can instruct our behavior.
Join us for a virtual roundtable featuring contributors to the book as we discuss:
How the religious right's "politics of grievance" stimulated both a desire to constitute a majority, and feelings of persecution
Why disaster has actually been good for this administration
A correlation between cheap resistance and cheap grace
The event will take place Wednesday, July 31st from 6-7pm ET. The scholars will share some of their own work and reflections, discuss the above topics, and then we'll open it up for direct Q&A. Registration is free, and the replay will be available immediately following the event so you can still participate, even if you can't listen live.
As Marketing and Digital Education Director, Alexis Waggoner works closely with both Westar’s Marketing Committee and the Executive Director to advance the presence and value of Westar in our culture through social media and the use of digital media in public education. Alexis brings to Westar a unique blend of digital marketing and religious education experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary.
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