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Xavier theology professor speaking about non-violence as part of Vision of Hope series

Adam Clark teaches course on faith, justice, which examines Martin Luther King Jr.'s role in shaping meaning of justice in America

03/18/07

The second annual Vision of Hope five-part speaker series continues Monday, March 19, with the University’s own Adam Clark, assistant professor of theology. Clark is speaking about non-violence. This event begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Conatan Board Room. This series is free and open to the public.

Clark is an assistant professor of theology at Xavier. He teaches a course on faith and justice, which examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s role in shaping the meaning of justice in America. Clark has done research in the areas of black and womanist theologies. He has publications coming soon that focus on Afrocentricity and its contributions to black theology and the black church.

The themes for the Vision of Hope series are a global ethic, economic democracy, non-violence, human rights and democratic world order. This year’s series addresses the five themes by giving attention to the diverse continent of Africa, with both its rich traditions and its challenging future.

Each speaker address three thematic questions: Is it necessary? Is it possible? What is the way forward?