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Krista Tippett, Roger W. Heyns Lecture in Religion and Society


Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:00PM
Paul Brest Hall

Krista Tippett, Roger W. Heyns Lecture in Religion and Society
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Krista Tippett will be speaking on Thursday, October 17, at 8:00 pm, as a part of the Roger W. Heyns Lecture in Religion and Society series. The title of her talk is "The Adventure of Civility." The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a lecture, an audience Q & A session, and a book signing immediately following. Attendees of the lecture are also invited to participate in a breakfast seminar with Krista Tippett the following morning, Friday, October 18, at 9:00 am. The location for the breakfast will be shared at the lecture.

Peabody Award winning broadcaster Krista Tippett attended Brown Univeristy and later, Yale with a Master of Divinity. She is a prolific writer and contributer to the conversations about the spiritual and intellectual content of faith. She has a program on public radio called "On Being with Krista Tippett" where "religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas" are explored weekly.

The Roger W. Heyns Lecture in Religion and Society was established in 1994 to honor a longtime congregant of University Public Worship at Stanford Memorial Church. Dr. Heyns was formerly the Chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley and was committed to the importance of religious life within the liberal arts.