Leroy Barber and Shane Claiborne on Faith, Race, and the Death Penalty
June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dr. Leroy Barber has dedicated more than 30 years to eradicating poverty, confronting homelessness, restoring local neighborhoods, healing racism, and living what Dr. King called “the beloved community” in a variety of organizations and churches. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Voices Project and College Pastor at Kilns College, as well as Executive Director of Holla. Rev. Barber is on the boards of The Simple Way, Missio Alliance, The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), and the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). He is the author of three books including the recently released Red, Brown, Yellow, Black, and White: Who’s More Precious In His Sight?
PADP Board Director Shane Claiborne is a best-selling author, renowned activist, sought-after speaker, and self-proclaimed “recovering sinner.” Shane writes and speaks around the world about peacemaking, social justice, and Jesus, and is the author of several books including “The Irresistible Revolution,” “Jesus for President,” and his newest book “Executing Grace.” He is the visionary leader of The Simple Way in Philadelphia and co-director of Red Letter Christians. His work has been featured in Fox News, Esquire, SPIN, TIME, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and CNN.
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