The Courage & Faith series returns this fall

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Christ Church Greenwich’s Courage & Faith returns this fall with author Bryan Stevenson and professor Amy-Jill Levine.

Courage & Faith presents Bryan StevensonBryan Stevenson
Author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Saturday, September 24
7:00 pm, Chapel

Bryan Stevenson is the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, and a professor of law at New York University School of Law.

He has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, argued five times before the Supreme Court, and won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant. Stevenson is the bestselling author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Visit his website to learn more.

This event will be ticketed, and details will be announced this fall.

Courage & Faith presents Amy-Jill LevineAmy-Jill Levine
Professor at Vanderbilt University Divinity School

Friday, October 21 – Sunday, October 23

Weekend retreat in collaboration with the Sholom Center

Amy-Jill Levine is a Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Department of Religious Studies and Graduate Department of Religion.

She is also the author of several books including Short Stories by Jesus, The Misunderstood Jew and The Jewish Annotated New Testament.

She is a self-described “Yankee Jewish feminist who teaches in a predominantly Protestant divinity school in the buckle of the Bible Belt.” Levine “combines historical-critical rigor, literary-critical sensitivity, and a frequent dash of humor with a commitment to eliminating antisemitic, sexist, and homophobic theologies.” She is a member of an Orthodox Jewish synagogue.

This event will be ticketed, and details will be announced this fall.