Micah Lecture 2023 - Part Two: What it Means to 'do Justice' In our Time

Lady Chapel 30th October 2023

19:00 PM - 21:00 PM

Lectures & Debates

The second part of this year's Micah Lecture will be presented by Revd Professor Kelly Brown Douglas.

This year we have two contributions to our Micah Lecture series on the subject of what it means to 'do justice' in our time. The second lecture will be presented by Revd Professor Kelly Brown Douglas.

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The Revd Professor Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D Interim President of Episcopal Divinity School and currently in the UK as the Honorary Professor of Global Theology at Emmanuel Theological College. Prof Douglas is the Canon Theologian of Washington National Cathedral. She is a leader in the field of womanist theology, racial reconciliation, social justice and sexuality and the Black church.

She holds a degree from Denison University, a Master of Divinity, and Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary. Her most recent books are "Resurrection Hope: A Future Where Black Lives Matter," released in October 2021, and "Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God," released in May 2015, both by Orbis Books. She splits her time between New York and Washington.

In December 2022, she was announced as the 2023 winner of the Grawemeyer Award for "Resurrection Hope," one of the most prestigious prizes in religion, given by the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

This is the 10th social justice Micah Lecture; previous speakers include Bishop Steven Croft, Bishop David Walker, Bishop Pete Wilcox, Bishop Paul Bayes, Canon Lucy Winkett and Ann Morisy, Angus Richie, Dr Ruth Valerio and Chine McDonald, Dr Steven Horne.

What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Micah 6:8.