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Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs and UW Jackson School of International Studies to Co-Sponsor Event on Faith-Based Responses to Homelessness

January 10, 2019

Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry’s Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs (CRWWA) is pleased to join with the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies in sponsoring the following presentation and discussion: “Wounds of Love: Faith-Based Responses to Homelessness in Seattle,” January 22, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in Thompson Hall 101 on the University of Washington campus.   

During this event, CRWWA scholar Paul Blankenship will share key findings from his ethnographic fieldwork with people who are homeless in Seattle.  This research is included in a forthcoming volume published by CRWWA and Fordham University Press.  A panel of community partners, comprising Ben Curtis of Operation Nightwatch, Kae Eaton of Mental Health Chaplaincy and Kelle Brown of Plymouth Church, will provide their reflections in a conversation moderated by James Wellman, Chair of the Comparative Religion Program at the Jackson School’s Initiative for Global Christian Studies.  CRWWA Director Manuel Mejido will provide concluding remarks and lead a general discussion.

Flyer for Wounds of Love - Faith-based Responses to Homelesness in Seattle, event co-sponsored by SU Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs and UW Jackson School's Comparative Religion Program, January 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Thomson Hall 101, UW campus