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Occupying The Beloved Community

OCCUPYING THE BELOVED COMMUNITY

a conversation with

RITA NAKASHIMA BROCK

TUESDAY, JAN 17, NOON-1 PM – Free

free lunch served

FISHBOWL CHAPEL,

UNIVERSITY RELIGIOUS CENTER, USC

     Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph.D., a native of Fukuoka, Japan, is Director of Faith Voices for the Common Good, an educational nonprofit she founded in 2004, and a Visiting Scholar at the Starr King School for the Ministry in the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. A Commissioned Minister of the Northern California and Nevada Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), she has been a core member of the Interfaith Tent at Occupy Oakland since its inception and was among 14 religious leaders arrested on Nov. 14 during a police raid of the occupation.

     She has worked with The New Press in New York as Senior Editor in Religion. During 2001-2002, she was a Fellow at the Harvard Divinity School Center for Values in Public Life.  From 1997-2001, Dr. Brock directed the Fellowship Program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.  Her life story is told in her book, co-authored with Rebecca Parker, Proverbs of Ashes (Beacon, 2001).  Dr. Brock is the author of several award-winning books:  Journeys By Heart: A Christology of Erotic Power; Casting Stones: Prostitution and Liberation in Asia and the United States, co-authored with Susan Thistlethwaite; and her latest, Saving Paradise (Beacon, 2008), co-authored with Rebecca Parker.

Event sponsored by USC Office of Religious Life, United Ministry at USC, and Progressive Christians Uniting

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