Exploring Polarization with Miroslav Volf (Part One)
Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Acclaimed theologian and author Miroslav Volf will speak on the crisis of polarization in the United States. This opening session entitled "Truthfulness, Trust and Justice," will be followed by a reception. On Saturday morning, the lecture will be followed by an open discussion. This is a rare opportunity to meet and engage with one of the leading theological voices in our world today on a topic of critical importance to us all.
Professor Volf is the founding director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. A prolific author, his books include Allah: A Christian Response (2011); Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (2006), which was the Archbishop of Canterbury Lenten book for 2006; Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (1996). A member of the Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. and the Evangelical Church in Croatia, Professor Volf has been involved in international ecumenical and interfaith dialogues and is active participant in the Global Agenda Council. A native of Croatia, he regularly teaches and lectures in Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, and across North America. Professor Volf is a fellow of Berkeley College.
Ample parking is available on Wisconsin Avenue and on the grounds of the National Cathedral.
St. Alban’s memorial lecture program will be held annually and is being underwritten by a bequest from generous former parishioners.