United Methodist Heritage Lecture

Location: Hamline UMC
1514 Englewood Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Start: Nov. 3, 7 p.m.

End: 9 p.m.

Hamline University and The Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service and Social Justice welcomes Dr. John B. Cobb Jr. for the annual United Methodist Heritage Lecture on "Beyond Spiritual Bankruptcy: Why United Methodist Theology Still Matters." The lecture is free and the church address is 1514 Englewood Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104. Parking is free at the church lot and on neighboring streets. Reception to follow. For more information, contact Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud, nvictorinvangerud01@hamline.edu, 651-523-2750. 

Dr. Cobb's visit is in collaboration with Process and Faith: Twin Cities Connection as well as United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Dr. Cobb will present another lecture on Nov. 4th at UTS, 10:30am, on "John Wesley's Theology: A Vision for the Future." Lunch to follow, for RSVP go to: http://tinyurl.com/z8wjsek, or for more info contact Dr. J. Samuel Subramanian, jssubramanian@unitedseminary.edu.

Dr. John B. Cobb, Jr., is an American theologian, philosopher, and environmentalist. He is one of the most important North American theologians of the twentieth century. Cobb is often regarded as the prominent scholar in the field of process philosophy and process theology. He is the co-founder and current co-director of the Center for Process Studies in Claremont, California. He has been influential in a wide range of disciplines, including theology, ecology, economics, biology, and social ethics. Cobb is the author of more than twenty books, including Process Theology as Political Theology, Grace and Responsibility: A Wesleyan Theology for Today, The Earthist Challenge to Economism: A Theological Critique of the World Bank, Transforming Christianity and the World: A Way Beyond Absolutism and Relativism, A Christian Natural Theology, Spiritual Bankruptcy: A Prophetic Call to Action, and Jesus’ Abba: The God Who Has Not Failed. He is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and lives in Claremont, California.

Contact: Rev. Nancy Victorin-Vangerud

Sponsor: Hamline University

Phone: 651-523-2750

Email: nvictorinvangerud01@hamline.edu

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/684862275001111/

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