Call for Participants: Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs Develops Puget Sound Interfaith Network for Public Theology

January 17, 2017

Now, more than ever, strong and unified religious voices are needed in public life. The School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is committed to helping religious leaders gain the resources and tools they need to effectively address issues of social justice and the common good.

To that end, the Center is seeking to engage Puget Sound religious leaders from a variety of faith traditions that are interested in:

  • articulating interfaith positions around homelessness
  • reimagining the role of religion in public life
  • enhancing their skill set to serve as public intellectuals

If selected, you will:

  • Participate in an all-day forum at Seattle University in April 2017 and 2018
  • Periodically meet with network members from your geographic area for a one-year period
  • Receive travel compensation and have access to relevant resources

Deadline: February 27, 2017

To be considered, please complete this short application. You will be notified by March 27, 2017.

Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs

Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is devoted to exploring the contributions religious wisdom makes in understanding and responding to the world's most pressing social problems. Every two years, the Center will focus on a specific social issue, such as, rising inequalities, human trafficking, and unsustainable use of environmental resources. The Center is first focusing on the issue of homelessness.

For further information contact

Manuel Mejido, Ph.D., Director, Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122-1090, (206) 296-6954,