Contemporary Conversations in Christianity
The Forum for Scholars and Publics is hosting the fourth in a four-part series of cutting-edge conversations about Christianity with some of today's most respected public voices. This public conversation titled, "Christianity and the LGBTQ Community," will feature Father James Martin, S.J. via Zoom with Elizabeth Schrader Polczer, 2022-2023 Anne Firor Scott Public Scholars Fellow.
Father Martin is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, and bestselling author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, and Between Heaven and Mirth. He has written for many publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular commentator in the national and international media. He has appeared on major radio and television networks, as well as in venues ranging from NPR’s Fresh Air, FOX’s The O’Reilly Factor, PBS’s NewsHour, and Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Before entering the Jesuits in 1988, Father Martin graduated from the Wharton School of Business and worked for General Electric for six years. In 2017, Pope Francis appointed him to be a consultor for the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication.
Find more information: https://fsp.duke.edu/events/christianity-conversations-4-martin/