Lowell Lecture

STH Lowell Lecture featuring Gary Dorrien

Date & Time

Oct. 2, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.


Boston University School of Theology Community Center
745 Commonwealth Ave. Boston , MA 02215
Driving Directions


Gary Dorrien

Presenting Organization

Boston University School of Theology




Andrew Kimble (aekimble@bu.edu, 617-353-8972)

Gary Dorrien teaches social ethics, theology, and philosophy of religion as the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Religion at Columbia University. The title of Dr. Dorrien's talk is The Social Gospel in Black and White, Then and Now: Imagining Economic Democracy, Breaking White Supremacy Dorrien’s most recent book is Social Democracy in the Making: Political and Religious Roots of European Socialism, published in April 2019 by Yale University Press. His next book, In a Post-Hegelian Spirit: Philosophical Theology as Idealistic Discontent, will be published in 2020 by Yale University Press, and he is currently completing a book on the history of American democratic socialism.