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Friday, June 15 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Core Conversation: CREATE

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What does prophetic imagination mean today? Our present civic dysfunction has imposed new barriers on some and provided a wake-up call to others, yet transformative possibilities exist. What does prophetic ministry look like, not just in our biblical traditions, but in response to this moment? This final Core Conversation will consider the meaning of the prophetic vocation today and how it guides our way forward.

Moderators
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Rev. Jim Wallis

President and Founder, Sojourners
Jim is the president and founder of Sojourners. He was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Council of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and published his most recent book in 2016: America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge... Read More →

Featured Participants
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Walter Brueggemann

Columbia Theological Seminary
Walter is William Marcellus McPheeters professor emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and the author of more than 100 books and articles, including The Prophetic Imagination and The Message of the... Read More →
avatar for Rev. Terri Hord Owens

Rev. Terri Hord Owens

Disciples of Christ
Terri is the general minister and president of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She is the first African American and the second woman to lead this denomination. Previously, she led the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Downer’s Grove, Ill., to become an... Read More →
avatar for Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah

Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah

North Park Theological Seminary
Soong-Chan is the Milton B. Engebretson professor of church growth and evangelism at North Park Seminary. He is the author of The Next Evangelicalism and Prophetic Lament. He received his B.A. from Columbia, M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell, Th.M. from Harvard, D.Min. from GCTS, and Th.D... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Reggie Williams

Dr. Reggie Williams

Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics, McCormick Theological Seminary
Reggie Williams is an Associate Professor of Christian ethics at McCormick Theological Seminary, in Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus: Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance, which was selected as a Choice Outstanding Title in theology... Read More →

Movement Honorees
avatar for Rev. Brittany Caine-Conley

Rev. Brittany Caine-Conley

Lead Organizer, Congregate Charlottesville
Brittany is lead organizer of Congregate Charlottesville, which formed in response to white supremacist violence and seeks to equip people of faith for public witness. Brittany is rooted in the subversive way of Jesus and enjoys dancing, deconstructing destructive dominions of dominance... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm
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