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Gilberto Castañeda Lecture [Live-Streamed]
Thu, May 4, 2017, 5:15 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
Chicago Theological Seminary is pleased to announce Dr. Jay Michaelson as the 2017 Gilberto Castaneda speaker on Thursday, May 4, 2017. His lecture topic will be “Queering Jewish Theology.” Professor Jay Michaelson is a non-denominational rabbi and a teacher of meditation in a Theravadan Buddhist lineage, and, in his other career, the legal affairs columnist for The Daily Beast, a frequent commentator on NPR, and a longtime LGBT activist. Dr. Michaelson founded two LGBT Jewish nonprofits and two international LGBT initiatives, and was the author of the 2011 bestseller and Lambda Literary Award finalist God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality. A widely read commentator on contemporary Judaism, Dr. Michaelson was recently included on the Forward 50 list of influential American Jews.
The lecture will take place at CTS:
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 5:15 pm
1407 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
FREE and open to the public but registration is required.
The lecture will also be available through live stream: www.youtube.com/ctschicagoHD