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Sister Ruth Agnes Ahlers Lecture: "Progressive Christianity and the Movement to End Human Trafficking"

Monday, September 22

7:00 PM

Saint Francis Center

Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman

Hear Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman speak on the topic of human trafficking as a crucial moral and political issue of our time. This event, titled "Practicing Values: Progressive Christianity and the Movement to End Human Trafficking," is part of the annual Sister Ruth Agnes Ahlers Lecture Series, sponsored by Briar Cliff's Theology Department. 

Dr. Zimmerman is an associate professor of Christian Ethics at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO) in Delaware, Ohio. She is the author of "Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking," published in 2012. Dr. Zimmerman will explore why — and how — she believes progressive Christian values matter for a social justice cause like the movement to end human trafficking. 

The event is free and open to the public.

 

Contact Dr. Linda Harrington: (712) 279-5475 or Linda.Harrington@briarcliff.edu