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Join us as we welcome author David Gushee back to The Riverside Church to discuss his new book, Introducing Christian Ethics: Core Convictions For Christians Today.” Drawing on Gushee’s own life and work, and a richly diverse set of sources, Introducing Christian Ethics covers principles like virtues, truthfulness, love, and justice, as well as issues like creation, patriarchy, white supremacy, abortion, sexuality, marriage, politics, crime, and more. Dr. Gushee will look at the question, “What does it mean to be a Christian in today’s turbulent world?” Register and join us!
About David Gushee – Dr. David P. Gushee (Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary, New York) is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University, Chair of Christian Social Ethics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Senior Research Fellow at International Baptist Theological Study Centre. Gushee is the elected Past-President of both the American Academy of Religion and Society of Christian Ethics, signaling his role as one of America’s leading Christian ethicists. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co- editor of over 25 books and approximately 175 book chapters, journal articles, and reviews. His most recognized works include Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust, Kingdom Ethics, and The Sacredness of Human Life, and more recently, Changing Our Mind, Still Christian and After Evangelicalism. Over a 28-year career, he’s been a devoted teacher, scholar, and activist on such issues as climate, torture, and LGBTQ inclusion. Dr. Gushee and his wife Jeanie live in Atlanta. You can connect with him and subscribe to his newsletter at davidpgushee.com or follow @dpgushee on social media.