Sunday, June 3, 2012

PAST: LECTURE: Scholar Wesley Granberg-Michaelson talks about “The Pilgrimage of World Christianity" at the Library of Congress this THURS, Dec 13th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm, followed by reception, Free

Lecture at the Library of Congress on World Christianity with Scholar Wesley Granberg-Michaelson
“The Pilgrimage of World Christianity: A Post-Christian West and the Non-Western Church”
Thursday, December 13th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wine and cheese reception to follow lecture

This Thursday at the Library of Congress, scholar Wesley Granberg-Michaelson discusses the major demographic shifts in the Christian world and the impact on efforts for Christian unity. Granberg-Michaelson is a distinguished visiting scholar at Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center. His forthcoming book looks at the impact of the shift in Christianity to the Global South. Specifically, he examines how the diversity and expressiveness of denominations in Africa, Latin America and Asia impact efforts of Christians to remain in relation to one another.  Read press release for this event here. The lecture should be about one hour. A free wine and cheese reception follows.

About the lecturer: Raised with a strong evangelical background, Granberg-Michaelson attended Princeton Seminary and served as an aide to U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield before entering the ministry. He was appointed as general secretary of the Reformed Church in America in 1994 and served for 17 years. 

Thomas Jefferson Building
Room LJ-119 (map)
101 Independence Ave, SE
Metro: Capitol South

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