Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Diana Butler Bass to speak in Fort Worth

Mark your calendars!

The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth and Brite Divinity School at TCU, are pleased to announce that Diana Butler Bass will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Dee J. Kelly Alumni and Visitor Center, 2820 Stadium Drive, on the TCU campus.

Diana Butler Bass is an author, speaker, and independent scholar specializing in American religion and culture.

She holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from Duke University and is the author of seven books including the best-selling Christianity for the Rest of Us, released by Harper One in 2006. It was named one of the best religion books of the year by Publishers Weekly and Christianity Century, and also won the Book of the Year Award from the Academy of Parish Clergy. It also was featured in a cover story in USA TODAY.

Dr. Bass, currently Senior Fellow at the Cathedral College of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., regularly consults with religious organizations, leads conferences for religious leaders, and teaches and preaches in a variety of venues.

The doors of the Kelly Center will open at 5 p.m. A light supper will be served. Dr. Bass will sign books from 5 to 5:45 p.m., prior to her talk. Preregister at http://episcopaldiocesefortworth.org or http://steeringcommitteente.org or by calling 817-294-2946.

There is a $10 fee for the event, which can be paid upon registering. If you prefer to register by mail, the address is Diana Butler Bass Event, PO Box 100846, Fort Worth 76185

1 comment:

Lauralew said...

Wish I could be there. Have a good time! Butler Bass is just great!