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Roots and Resistance: Uneasy Relationships between White Nationalism and Christianity

Presenters: Chrissy Stroop; Co-author of "Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church"

Brian ShiversSenior Associate Pastor for Spiritual Life at Second Presbyterian Church Indianapolis

Rob SalerResearch Professor of Religion and Culture, Associate Dean for Evaluation, and Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Excellence at Christian Theological Seminary Indianapolis

 

Monday February 17th, 7:00-8:30 PM

Center for Interfaith Cooperation, 1100 West 42nd Street, Suite 125, Indianapolis, IN 46208

This session will surface the uncomfortable relationships between Christianity, white nationalism, and far-right ideologies, as well as identify the ways in which Christian individuals and movements are disrupting these relationships.

 

Hosted by the Effects and Echoes: The Impact of White Nationalism on Religious Communities seminar

 


 

Reaching Outside Silos on Social Media

 

Wednesday March 4th 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Litre House, 5301 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Learn tools and techniques for social media to promote dialogue.

 

Hosted by the seminar 'A Faith Leader and Scientist Walk into a Bar: Building Productive Conversations about Faith and Science'

 


 

Unraveling White Nationalism: Antisemitism and Islamophobia as Central Ideologies in White Replacement Theory

Presenters: Eric Ward, Rabbi Shelly Goldman, and Imam Ahmed Alamine

 

Tuesday March 10th 7:00 PM

IUPUI Campus Theatre, 420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202

This session will explore the ways in which antisemitism and Islamophobia are central to the philosophical and practical underpinnings of the set of white nationalist ideologies.

 

Hosted by the Effects and Echoes: The Impact of White Nationalism on Religious Communities seminar

 


 

The Sacred Sector: Exploring Faith, Philanthropy, and Community in a Polarized World

Join us for the 17th Annual Thomas H. Lake Lecture with special guests David Brooks and Anne Snyder. Together they will discuss faith, philanthropy and community. 

Thursday March 12th 6:00 - 7:30

St. Luke's UMC
100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis

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David Brooks is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, a position he began in September 2003, as well as an Executive Director at the Aspen Institute. He is also currently a commentator on “The PBS Newshour,” NPR’s “All Things Considered” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Anne Snyder is the editor-in-chief of Comment magazine. Since 2016 Anne has directed The Philanthropy Roundtable‘s Character Initiative, a program seeking to help foundations and business leaders strengthen “the middle ring” of morally formative institutions. Her path-breaking guidebook, The Fabric of Character: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Renewing our Social and Moral Landscape, was published in 2019. Anne is also a Fellow at the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, a Houston-based think tank that explores how cities can drive opportunity for the bulk of their citizens, and a Senior Fellow of The Trinity Forum. 

 


 

Talking Science & Religion in the Community

 

Wednesday April 1st 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Litre House, 5301 Winthrop Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220

A listening session with Matthew Nisbet, PhD, national expert in science, faith, and community.

 

Hosted by the seminar 'A Faith Leader and Scientist Walk into a Bar: Building Productive Conversations about Faith and Science'

 


 

Confronting White Nationalism in our Scholarship, Teaching, and Service: A Working Seminar

Presenter: TBD

 

Week of April 13th, Time TBD

IUPUI Campus, Global Crossroads Classroom, ES 2132

This session will set the stage for disrupting white nationalism through our scholarship, teaching, and service through a facilitated strategy-setting session.

 

Hosted by the Effects and Echoes: The Impact of White Nationalism on Religious Communities seminar