SAINT PAUL PEACE LECTURE
The Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
The Rev. Dr. James Alexander Forbes, Jr., is The Harry Emerson Fosdick Distinguished Professor at Union Theological Seminary, Senior Minister Emeritus of The Riverside Church, President of the Healing of the Nations Foundation, and Chairman of the Drum Major Institute (all of these institutions of New York City).
The Riverside Church is an interdenominational, interracial, and international church built by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. in 1927. Forbes, who was installed as the fifth senior minister of Riverside on June 1, 1989, and retired on June 1, 2007, was the first African-American to serve as minister of this multicultural congregation. He is an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches.
In national and international religious circles, Dr. Forbes is known as the preacher’s preacher because of his extensive preaching career and his charismatic style. Newsweek magazine recognized Forbes as one of the 12 “most effective preachers” in the English-speaking world.
DATE AND TIME:
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Saint Paul School of Theology at
Church of the Resurrection, Building B
13720 Roe Ave
Leawood, KS 66224