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UPCOMING 2024 LECTURES

Abolition Theologies: Praying for Liberation

Rev. Jason Lydon
  • Lecture 1
    Lecture 1
    Thu, Apr 18
    First Church Boston or on Zoom
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 PM EDT
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 PM EDT
    "The Prisoners' Friend: Universalism and Punishment" by Rev. Jason Lydon Respondents: Daniel McKanan, Ralph Waldo
  • Panel Discussion
    Panel Discussion
    Sun, Apr 21
    First Church Boston or on Zoom
    Apr 21, 2024, 1:00 PM EDT
    Apr 21, 2024, 1:00 PM EDT
    Abolition Theology: Panel Discussion by Ashley Diamond, activist; Jennifer Love Williams, activist; and Rev. Karen Mooney
  • Lecture 3
    Lecture 3
    Thu, Apr 25
    King's Chapel Parish House or on Zoom
    Apr 25, 2024, 7:00 PM EDT
    Apr 25, 2024, 7:00 PM EDT
    "The UUSC National Moratorium on Prison Construction: A Stepping Stone Toward Abolition" by Rev. Jason Lydon Respondent: Nicole Pressley
  • Lecture 4
    Lecture 4
    Thu, May 09
    Second Unitarian Church or on Zoom
    May 09, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT
    May 09, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT
    "Praying for Abolition" by Rev. Jason Lydon Respondent: Prof. Vincent Lloyd
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