Nurturing Joy Fall 2018

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Lunch & Lecture Series Fall 2018

Nurturing Joy in an Uncertain Age

The mission of the Yale Youth Ministry Institute at Yale Divinity School is to promote adolescent faith and flourishing in a diverse and changing world by conducting scholarship, equipping leaders, and resourcing collaborative communities in and beyond Christian churches.

The Yale Youth Ministry Institute is pleased to announce the schedule of free lectures with leading practical theologians and youth ministers presenting on belonging, gratitude, community, wisdom, praise, imagination and creativity, grace and agency.

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October 2018

Frank Rogers, Christopher Carter and Seth Schoen on Compassion and Race

October 3, 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
New Haven, CT 06511 US
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Frank RogersChristopher CarterSeth Schoen

"Compassion-Based Approaches for Facilitating Difficult Conversations about Race and Racial Identity" In this lecture, Dr. Frank Rogers, Rev. Dr. Christopher Carter and Dr. Seth Schoen describe the good life as both grounded empowerment in one’s racial identity, and relationships across racial identities of mutual respect, understanding, and commitment to a world where flourishing is not denied anyone by virtue of race. This lecture will introduce practices that are designed to facilitate compassion-based approaches to difficult conversations around race.  

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November 2018

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

November 7, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
New Haven, CT 06511 US
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Dr. David Anderson HookerDr. Elizabeth Corrie

"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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December 2018

Miroslav Volf and Paul Gorrell on Forgiveness

December 5, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
New Haven, CT 06511 US
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Miroslav VolfPaul Gorrell

“Forgiveness and Joy” Professor Miroslav Volf and Mr. Paul Gorrrell  deliver a lecture entitled, "Forgiveness and Joy." If you have seriously wronged someone, it is a joyous thing to be told: “It’s OK. I don’t count it against you!” But is there joy in offering apology and in restoring a measure of what your wrongdoing has taken away? And if you yourself have been wronged, is there joy in forgiving? Is not revenge – “sweet revenge” – more joyful than…

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