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It's About Right and Wrong- Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Lecture and Book Signing- February 5, 2019

Feb 5, 2019
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
St. Thomas More Church, Queens Campus
February 5, 2019 7:00 pm
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Speaker: Rev. William J. Barber II, D.Min.,
St. John's University Vincentian Chair of Social
Justice 2018-19


Lecture series theme: It’s About Right and Wrong

Lecture title: "Reading the Signs of the Times: What Does the November Election Say about America?"

A book signing will follow the lecture at 9pm. Books must be purchased prior to the lecture and are available for sale at the Campus Book Store.

“The Vincentian Center for Church and Society has appointed the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II as the holder of the St. John’s University Chair of Social Justice. St. John’s warmly welcomes the Rev. Dr. Barber and willingly opens its ears to his challenging and empowering moral message which emerges from his Christian foundation. This is the second of four lectures which Dr. Barber will offer over the course of the 2018-19 academic year.

For more information about Rev. Dr. Barber go to Repairers of the Breach.
2018 MacArthur Fellow​
Rev. Dr. Barber is the President and Sr. Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach; Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival; Bishop with the College of Affirming Bishops and Faith Leaders; Visiting Professor at Union Theological Seminary; Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, in Goldsboro, NC; and author of Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral OrganizingThe Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice MovementForward Together: A Moral Message For The Nation (written with Barbara Zelter); and Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing.