Dwight Hopkins presents Earth Week lecture on environmental racism April 25 at LSTC February 27, 2007

Dr. Dwight Hopkins will speak on "Ecological Justice/ Environmental Racism," in the Earth Week Lecture at the Lutheran School of Theology on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in Common Room 350. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Dr. Hopkins is Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He researches and writes on contemporary models of theology, black theology, and liberation theologies. Among other books, Hopkins is the author of Being Human: Race, Culture, and Religion; Heart and Head: Black Theology Past, Present, and Future; Down, Up & Over: Slave Religion and Black Theology; Shoes That Fit Our Feet: Sources for a Constructive Black Theology; and Introducing Black Theology of Liberation.

For more information about the lecture, contact Professor David Rhoads at the Lutheran School of Theology, drhoads@lstc.edu or 773-256-0774.

The lecture is jointly sponsored by the Lutheran School of Theology, McCormick Theological Seminary, The Zygon Center for Religion and Science, and the Religion and Environment Initiative at the University of Chicago.


Dr. David Rhoads
Professor of New Testament

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The Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) is dedicated to bearing witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Based in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, it is the leading urban Lutheran seminary training students for purposeful vocations in the global community. Aligned with its Lutheran heritage and built on a foundation of intellectual rigor, LSTC’s innovative, nationally recognized curriculum gives students skills for visionary Christian leadership in the public sphere.

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