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Faiths in Conversation – Religion, Race & Justice
January 10 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CSTFree
FAITHS IN CONVERSATION – RELIGION, RACE & JUSTICE – JANUARY 10, 2022 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST FREE
Partners: The Interfaith Council of Thanks-Giving Square, Dallas Holocaust, and Human Rights Museum & SMU Perkins School of Theology.
Co-Sponsors: The SMU Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life, The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Cultures, & Dallas Bar Association Equality Committee.
Dr. R. Khari Brown is an Associate Professor of sociology at Wayne State University and the President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.
Dr. Maurice Pugh is an Adjunct Professor in Systematic Theology at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Dr. R. Khari Brown is an associate professor of sociology at Wayne State University and the President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. He teaches classes and does research on the sociology of religion. His research explores how race impacts the relationship between religion and social-political behaviors and attitudes. He is a co-investigator of National Politics Study, a project funded by the Louisville Institute, the Issachar Fund, and the University of Michigan. The National Politics Study is a bi-annual study that assesses American political attitudes and behaviors and religious life. He also served as a consultant for the Pew Research Center’s 2020-2021 survey on African American religion.
Dr. Maurice Pugh graduated with top honors receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan, a Master of Theology, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Maurice Pugh is currently the Senior Pastor of New Life Fellowship Church in Arlington, Texas, which he founded in September 2003. He has also served as Adjunct Professor in Systematic Theology at Dallas Theological Seminary. He served as Associate Pastor at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, under the leadership of Dr. Tony Evans.