Dr. Charles Marsh is the Commonwealth Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He is also the Director of the Project on Lived Theology, where he blogs regularly on topics related to the intersection of theology and lived experience. His research interests include modern Christian thought, religion and civil rights, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and lived theology. His publications include Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2014) and God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights (1997), which won the 1998 Grawemeyer Award in Religion.
As a supplement to our first reading, The Beloved Community, we are including a conversation between author George Brosi and noted theorist and scholar bell hooks. Sharing the same name as our book, this conversation looks at the concept of the beloved community from the perspective of hooks’ lifetime of work, asking how the civil rights work behind the beloved community and liberation fuse into individual love and community emergence. (more…)
Howard Rheingold, famed educator and technologist, is the author of our first book, Net Smart. The book is a look at the emerging landscape of Internet-based culture and how we will learn to utilize the contents around us.
A video of Howard with Rolin