Author, Speaker and Scholar
Talk: Saturday May 5 2018, 7pm in the main sanctuary of Christ Church Greenwich. Reception and book signing to follow in the Christ Church Bookstore
Free and open to the public.
Sermon: Sunday, May 6 2018, at the 9:15 service at Christ Church Greenwich
10:10 Exploration Series talk to follow in the Parish Hall
Diana Butler Bass holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from Duke University and is the author of nine books, including Grounded: Finding God in the World—A Spiritual Revolutionand the widely influential Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening. She lives with her family in Alexandria, Virginia.
September, 29 2018
Austin Channing Brown is a freelance writer and speaker with a particular focus on black dignity and faith. Passionate about social justice, Austin travels the country preaching and teaching about the ways this racial reconciliation intersects with Christian faith. She is the author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness.
October 27, 2018
Christian Wiman is a poet, translator, editor, essayist and author of numerous books. His poetry collections Every Riven Thing, Once in the West, The Long Home, Stolen Air and Hammer is the Prayer have won numerous awards. Wiman’s essay collections include My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer and Ambition and Survival: Becoming a Poet and He Held Radical Light: The Art of Faith, The Faith of Art.
May 4, 2019
The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., is the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Father Boyle is the author of the New York Times-bestseller Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion and Barking To the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship.