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Book Launch- Mr. President: Interfaith Perspectives on the Historic Presidency of Barack Obama

Magee Fellow Gabby Wilkes
Event time: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
National Press Club See map
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Event description: 

Our Magee Fellow, Gabby Wilkes, is a contributing author for the new book: Mr. President: Interfaith Perspectives on the Historic Presidency of Barack H. Obama

Come join some of the nation’s leading faith leaders as they discuss issues involving race, politics, and religion and launch this timely book entitled, Mr. President: Interfaith Perspectives on the Historic Presidency of Barack Obama. Reflections about President Barack H. Obama from persons throughout the United States of America. Some of the authors invited to attend include: Jim Wallis, Otis Moss, Jr., Barbara Williams-Skinner, George E. Holmes, Vashti McKenzie, Jim Winkler, George Battle, Joel Hunter, Cynthia Hale, Julie Schronfeld, David Renwick, Donald Wuerl, Delman Coates, Felipe Martinez, Angelique WalkerSmith, Talib Shareef, Matthew Watley, Michael Wear, and many more ……..

“Every president must navigate the relationship of religious faith, both public and private, to the presidency. Barack Obama did this with exceptional grace, wisdom, and skill, which will set a precedent for those who follow.”  -Wesley Granberg-Michaelson

Event Type: 
Education/Speakers
Open To: 
Undergraduates
Graduate Students
Community Members
Alumni
Faculty/Staff