Denison University welcomes the Goodspeed Conference: Confronting Mara and Mammon. Day 1 of the conference begins with a Pre-Conference Event: “Why Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Now? Interfaith Dialogue for Social Transformation.”
Presider: Phoebe Myhrum, Chaplain at Denison University
Panelists: Paul Knitter, Emeritus Paul Tillich Professor of Theology, World Religions, and Culture at Union Theological Seminary, New York, as well as Emeritus Professor of Theology at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH.
Sallie King, Professor Emerita of Philosophy and Religion at James Madison University and Affiliated Faculty, Professor of Buddhist Studies, Department of Theology, Georgetown University.
Melanie Harris, Founding Director of African American and Africana Studies and Professor of Religion and Ethics at TCU. She also serves as Visiting Professor of Ethical Leadership and Global Environmental Studies at the University of Denver.
John Makransky, Associate Professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology at Boston College.
Ruben Habito, Professor of World Religions and Spirituality at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.