2021 Tom Nees Lectures on Social Justice
NTS hosted the 2021 Tom Nees Lectures on Social Justice in a virtual format under the title Reimagining Community: Race and the White Church.
Dr. Robert Jones, CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity. Jones writes regularly on politics, culture, and religion for The Atlantic online, NBC Think, and other outlets. He is frequently featured in major national media, such as CNN, MSNBC, NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others. He holds a Ph.D. in religion from Emory University and a M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of The End of White Christian America, which won the 2019 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. The Tom Nees Lectures on Social Justice are named after the late Rev. Dr. Tom Nees, an alumnus of NTS and champion for social justice.
Dr. Robert Jones Lecture 1: Learning to Tell a Truer Christian History
Dr. Robert Jones presents Lecture 1: Looking Back: Learning to Tell a Truer Christian History (Lecture begins at 17:00)
Before the lecture, this video includes the following:
-An introduction by Rev. Herminia Esqueda
-Personal stories by Rev. Stew Martinez and Sonya Brown
-Introduction by ...
2021 Nees Lectures on Social Justice: Panel 1
Dialogue with Dr. Robert Jones featuring Rev. Althea Taylor, Rev. Dr. Lena Crouso, and Dr. Andy Johnson.
2021 Nees Lectures on Social Justice: Panel 2
Dialogue with Dr. Jones, Rev. Althea Taylor, Rev. Herminia Esqueda, Rev. Christine Hung, and Dr. Brandon Winstead.
2021 Nees Lectures on Social Justice: Q&A
Dialogue and Q&A with Dr. Robert Jones, Rev. Althea Taylor, Dr. Andy Johnson, Rev. Herminia Esqueda, Rev. Dr. Lena Crouso, Rev. Christine Hung, and Dr. Brandon Winstead.
Dr. Robert Jones Lecture 2: Where Do We Go From Here?
Dr. Robert Jones presents Lecture 2: Where Do We Go From Here? Imagining a Christian Future Beyond White Supremecy.
Following the lecture, Dr. Jones responds to questions from participants and panelists. This lecture is presented as part of the 2021 Tom Nees Lectures on Social Justice.