Howard Thurman: Spiritual Mentor for Beloved Community

Date Tuesday, April 17, 2018
2:05 - 3:20 p.m.
FeaturingDr. Luther E. Smith Jr. and Professor Helen Bruch Pearson Smith
Location Eastlund Room - View maps and directions
Instructions for GuestsThis event will not be video- or audio-recorded. 
SponsorsOffice of the President 
Office of the Provost
Office of Academic Affairs
Reconciliation Studies Program, Department of Sociology and Reconciliation Studies
Office of Campus Ministries

Event Description

Dr. Luther E. Smith Jr. will deliver a presentation on Howard Thurman's witness for our personal and collective opportunities to overcome oppression and alienation. Thurman's prophetic mysticism has influenced persons who have shaped creative movements in our history.

Dr. Luther E. Smith Jr. is a world-renowned expert on Howard Thurman. He is the author of Howard Thurman: The Mystic as Prophet and Intimacy and Mission: Intentional Community as Crucible for Radical Discipleship

Dr. Luther E. Smith Jr. and Professor Helen Bruch Pearson Smith's books are available for purchase in the Bethel Campus Store.

Facilitated by Dr. Claudia May, Program Director of Reconciliation Studies, Bethel University

Open to the Bethel community only


Contact Suzi Nelson, Administrative Assistant for Reconciliation Studies, at or 651-638-6577.