54th Blandy Lecture at Seminary of the Southwest

Austin, TX (and online)
Nov. 16
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54th Blandy Lecture at Seminary of the Southwest
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Seminary of the Southwest
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The Southwest Alumni Association and Blandy Lecture Steering Committee are proud to announce Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock as the speaker at the 2022 Blandy Lecture. The event will be held on November 16, 2022, in Knapp Auditorium on the campus of Seminary of the Southwest. Attendees will also have the opportunity to receive Continuing Education certificates for attending the lecture. In addition to the lecture, there will be opportunities for fellowship throughout the day.

This year’s Blandy Lecture is presented free of charge and is supported by donations to the Annual Fund.  Please a registration form below.

A noted theologian, Dr. Brock was the Founding Director of the Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University, where she also was a Research Professor of Theology and Culture. She is co-author of Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War, Beacon Press, 2012, and Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering and the Search for What Saves Us, Beacon Press, 2001. She is a leading national expert on moral injury in combat veterans and has offered trainings for VA mental health providers, for professional chaplains, and for veterans and their families.

There will be a reception and book signing in the Howell Dining Hall beginning at 6:45 p.m. and the lecture will start in the Knapp Auditorium at 7:15 p.m. The Southwest bookstore will be open for shopping and purchase of Dr. Brock’s book.

A Q&A led by Dr. Scott Bader-Saye will follow. The lecture will be livestreamed to the Southwest website and Facebook page.

Click here for more details, including a schedule and expanded bio for Dr. Brock

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Eric Scott