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Weber Memorial Lectures

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Politics of Religion: Native Spirituality & Christian Practice

Presented by: Rev. Dr. Thomas White Wolf Fassett

Friday, March 9, 2018
Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building
Contact Hours: 2.5
Streaming video will be available


This year’s Weber Memorial Lectures explore Native American history, culture, religion, and law and focus on current interpretations of Western Christian experience related to family, community, and the integrity of Creation.  Dr. Thomas White Wolf Fassett shares insights into the destruction of Native cultures and the erosion of Christian authenticity leading to current public policies and politics of greed.


Rev. Dr. THOMAS WHITE WOLF FASSETT is an emeritus General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society and a consultant on social policy issues with such organizations as the United Nations, the US Congress, and the Xerox Corporation. Thomas White Wolf Fassett has a rich background in faith and social justice work. An adjunct faculty member at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, he is the author of over 200 articles as well as the book Giving Our Hearts Away: Native American Survival.


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