Gilbreath to Speak at North Park Next Week

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CHICAGO, IL (February 15, 2008) – Ed Gilbreath, author of Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical’s Inside View of White Christianity, will speak during two events Wednesday at North Park University and North Park Theological Seminary.

GilbreathGilbreath will speak during a forum in Nyvall Hall from noon to 1:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Hamming Hall. Both events are free and open to the public.

He is editorial director for Urban Ministries, a former editor of Today’s Christian magazine, and is an editor-at-large for Christianity Today. Philip Yancey has referred to Gilbreath as a “gentle prophet.” Publisher’s Weekly describes Reconciliation Blues as “a poignant and often humorous look at the state of racial reconciliation within evangelical Christianity.”

For more information, email the Center for Youth Ministry Studies or call 773-244-5207.

The events are sponsored by the Center for Youth Ministry Studies and Center for Justice Ministries at North Park Theological Seminary, as well as University Ministries and the Dialogue Program at North Park University.

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