Conversations in Christ

Joseph J. Naples Conversations in Christ & Culture Lecture and Performance Series


Elizabeth Bruenig

Forgiveness in Exile: Living a Faith of Mercy in an Unjust World

Monday, March 11, 2019
Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center
Grupp Fireside Lounge
7:30 PM

Elizabeth Bruenig is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post, where she writes on Christianity, politics, and public life. Previously, she was an editor for the Post’s Outlook and PostEverything sections, and a staff writer at The New Republic. She received her MPhil in Christian theology at the University of Cambridge, where she studied as a Marshall Scholar. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Nation, The Atlantic, The Boston Review, Jacobin Magazine, First Things, and many more. She lives with her husband and daughter in Washington D.C. 

Conversations in Christ & Culture: Past Speakers
  • James K.A. Smith, professor of philosophy and author
  • Margaret O’Brien Steinfels, writer and editor. 
  • David Bentley Hart, University of Cambridge
  • John F. Haught, PhD, Georgetown University’s Woodstock Theological Center
  • Peter C. Phan, PhD, Georgetown University
  • T. Frank Kennedy, SJ, Canisius Professor at Boston College
  • Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist and networker among innovative Christian leaders.
  • Fr. Dean Brackley, S.J., University of Central America in El Salvador
  • Lisa Sowle Cahill, Boston College
  • Rev. Francis Clooney, S.J, Harvard University
  • Dr. James Cone, Union Theological Seminary, NYC
  • Dr. Martin Cook, Air Force Academy, Boulder, CO
  • Dr. John Dominic Crossan, Depal University
  • Dr. Lawrence Cunningham, Notre Dame University
  • Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Fordham University
  • Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, Kolel Center in Toronto
  • Joseph Grieboski, Institute on Religion and Public Policy
  • Dolores C. Huerta, Co-founder and Vice President Emeritus
  • Elizabeth Johnson, Fordham University
  • Gustav Niebuhr, Syracuse University
  • Rabbi David Novak, University of Toronto
  • Rev. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., Ignatius Productions
  • Rev. John Pawlikowski, University of Chicago
  • David Robinson, National Director Pax Christi
  • Dr. Ronald Sider, Palmer Theological Seminary
  • Linda E. Thomas, Lutheran School of Theology
  • George Weigel, Ethics and Policy Center Washington D.C.
  • Robert Wuthnow, Princeton University