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David Anderson Hooker and Elizabeth Corrie on Peace-Making & Reconciliation

November 7, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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“Eight bowls, Four weeks, One RADICAL World”

In this lecture, Drs. Hooker and Corrie argue that peace, reconciliation, and, by extension, joy and the good life are communal achievements and not individual pursuits or possessions.

 

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Dr. David Anderson Hooker David Anderson Hooker

Dr. David Anderson Hooker is Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is also a mediator and peace builder with over 30 years of experience including serving as Senior Program Associate for the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR) in Washington, DC and Senior Fellow for Community Engagement Strategies at the JW Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia. Hooker is a PhD graduate of Tilburg University in the Netherlands, a graduate of Emory University’s School of Law (J.D.) and Emory University’s Candler School of Theology (M.Div) and a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia. Mr. Hooker’s work has taken him to Bosnia, Croatia, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Myanmar (Burma), Kenya, Uganda, and Cuba. He is the author of The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing (2016) and co-author of Transforming Historical Harms (2012). Hooker’s primary interest is in conscious and unconscious impacts of narratives in the creation, understanding, and resolution of conflict.

Dr. Elizabeth Corrie Elizabeth Corrie

Elizabeth Corrie is associate professor in the practice of youth education and peacebuilding and director of the Youth Theological Initiative at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia. Her research interests include practical theology and conflict transformation. She serves on the advisory board of the Lilly Youth Theology Network, and speaks regularly in churches and schools on topics related to youth, contemporary culture, and the role people of faith can play in building peace. An active lay member of the North Georgia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, Corrie has served on the North Georgia Delegation to the 2012 General Conference and Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, and will serve on the delegation again in 2016. She received her B.A. in Religion from The College of William & Mary in 1993, M.Div. from Candler School of Theology in 1996, and Ph.D. in Historical Studies in Religion and Theology from the Laney Graduate School of Emory University in 2012. She is the general editor of the Common English Bible Student Bible (2015).