Wednesday, November 02 - 2016

6:00 pm Robert Wilson-Black: "What do we owe one another? A new social covenant to make sense of the times"

The Duke Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to welcome the CEO of Sojourners, Robert Wilson-Black, to discuss "What do we owe one another? A new social covenant and theory of change to make sense of the times."

Wilson-Black is a liaison to the World Evangelical Alliance, World Economic Forum, Aspen Institute, and Brookings Institution as well as top national foundations and others who support Sojourners' messaging, media, mobilizing, advocacy, and convening.

A graduate of the University of Chicago (PhD, AM), and the University of Richmond (BA, MH), Rob served as a college and seminary vice president for 10 years. He is the author of numerous articles, blogs, podcasts, and a forthcoming book on religion and education. He was an editor of the multi-volume Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers. He serves as co-chair of the National Museum of American Religion Board; on the Alumni Council of the University of Chicago Divinity School, Sidwell Friends School Parents Committee on Equality, Justice and Community; and the Wild Goose Festival Board. He advises Crestivex Capital's social impact investing project and previously served as an advisor to the New America Foundation's Smart Strategy Initiative.

This event is made possible by the co-sponsorship of the Duke Center for Jewish Studies, Religions in Public Life at The Kenan Institute for Ethics, and the Duke Chapel. A reception will follow the event.

Location: Westbrook 0016
Speaker: 
Robert Wilson-Black (Sojourners)

Format: 2017