Peace, Storms, and Life: A Conversation with Chaz Howard, University Chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania

April 28, 2017 at 34 pm[1h]
Saint Peter Banquet Room

Peace, Storms, and Life: A Conversation with Chaz Howard, University Chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania Saint Peter Banquet Room

The Rev. Chaz Howard will lead a conversation; "Peace, Storms, and Life" on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room, C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Rev. Charles L. Howard, PhD is the University Chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania, his Alma mater. Prior to his return to the University of Pennsylvania, he served as a chaplain in hospice, hospital, and as a street outreach worker to individuals experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. His writing has been featured in such publications as Black Arts Quarterly, Black Theology: An International Journal, Daily Good, Urban Cusp, Sojourners Magazine, Christianity Today's Leadership Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, The Huffington Post, and Slate. He is the editor of The Souls of Poor Folk, which explored new ways of considering homelessness and poverty, The Awe and The Awful, a poetry collection and Lenten Devotional, Black Theology as Mass Movement, a call to theologians to expand the reach of their theological work, and Pond River Ocean Rain, a small book about going deeper with a big God. Chaz has taught in the College of Arts and Sciences, in the Graduate School of Education at Penn, as well as at The Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia. He sees his vocational calling to be to work for a communal increase in joy, peace, justice, and love.

AudienceCampus
ContactBrian Konkol — 507-933-7450
CategoryLecture
Sponsorthe Chaplains' Office, Diversity Center, the Lefler Lecture Fund, and the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies Department