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The New Sanctuary Movement: Promise or Peril?
Start Date: 3/22/2017Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 3/22/2017End Time: 8:30 PM

Event Description:

Join us for a panel discussion on the historical and theological roots of “sanctuary” as well as an exploration of the various methods to provide it in times of social and political insecurity.  

Professor Emerita Aurora Camacho de Schmidt, Swarthmore Spanish and Latin American Studies Program, will provide opening comments. Professor Mark Wallace, Swarthmore Religion Department, will facilitate a conversation, with questions from area congregations and college community members, with Associate Professor Lee Smithey, Swarthmore Peace and Conflict Studies Program, and Peter Pedemonti, Director of the New Sanctuary Movement in Philadelphia.

Location Information:
*Swarthmore College - Science Center
Room: Science Center 199 - Cunniff Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Joyce Tompkins
Phone: 610-328-8328
Email: jtompki1@swarthmore.edu
Sanctuary Movement
Event Sponsors
Swarthmore College President’s Office, the Religion Department, the Interfaith Center, the Intercultural Center, the Interfaith Council of Southern Delaware County, and Partners in Ministry.
Open To
The Public

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