Willson Lecture with Dr. Allan Boesak - Thursday, Oct. 4th
South African Liberation Theologian and Activist to speak at Lois Perkins Chapel at 11:30 am and 4:00 pm on October 4th.
Extraordinary Professor of Public Theology, Stellenbosch University, Rev. Dr. Boesak is a hero of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle as the founder of the United Democratic Front. A theologian in the Reformed tradition, Boesak is a powerful, eloquent and dynamic speaker.
Dr. Boesak will speak at Southwestern University on two occasions on Thursday with the overall theme of Seeking Justice in a Globalized World.
His first talk at 11:30 am will be at the largest venue in Lois Perkins Chapel. The title of that talk will be “Quietly Bringing Justice.”
At 4:00 pm that afternoon Dr. Boesak will speak in Mood-Bridwell Atrium and there will be a reception immediately following. The title of that talk will be, “‘The Glory that is not Steeped in Blood’: War and Peace in a Globalized World.”
The Willson Lectureship along with the Departments of History, Political Science, Religion, International Studies Program and the Global Citizens Fund, and the Slover Fund are sponsors of this great opportunity. All are welcome to join us. There is no cost for admission.