Interfaith Lecture Series
Rev. Adam Taylor
Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Monday, July 11, 2022.
Rev. Adam Russell Taylor is president of Sojourners and author of A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community. Follow him on Twitter @revadamtaylor. Rev. Taylor previously led the Faith Initiative at the World Bank Group, served as vice president in charge of Advocacy at World Vision U.S., and was senior political director at Sojourners. He has also served as the executive director of Global Justice, an organization that educates and mobilizes students around global human rights and economic justice. He was selected for the 2009/2010 class of White House Fellows and served in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs and Public Engagement. Rev. Taylor is a graduate of Emory University, the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology. He also serves on the Independent Sector Board, the Global Advisory Board of Tearfund UK, and is a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute Civil Society Fellowship. Ordained in the American Baptist Church and the Progressive National Baptist Convention, he serves in ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.
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Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
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Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im
Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, a native of Sudan, is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law, associate professor in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences, and senior fellow of the Center for the Study of Law and Religio...
Cornell William Brooks
Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Thursday, July 14, 2022.
Cornell William Brooks is Hauser Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit Organizations and Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice at Harvard Kennedy School, where he leads as Director of The William Monroe Tr...