The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis is the Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival with the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. She is the Director of the Kairos Center and a Founder and the Coordinator of the Poverty Initiative. She has spent the past two decades organizing amongst the poor in the United States, working with and advising grassroots organizations with significant victories including the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the Vermont Workers Center, Domestic Workers United, the United Workers Association, the National Union of the Homeless and the Kensington Welfare Rights Union. She has led hundreds of trainings, Bible studies, and leadership development workshops; spoken at dozens of conferences and keynote presentations across the US and globally; and published several articles and book chapters sharing her vision that poverty can be ended and that the poor can be agents of social change. Liz received her BA in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania; her M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in 2004 where she was the first William Sloane Coffin Scholar; and her PhD from Union in New Testament and Christian Origins. She is the author of Always with Us?: What Jesus Really Said about the Poor (Eerdmans, 2017) and co-author, with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery of Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing (Beacon Press, 2018). Liz is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Past Classes with Liz Theoharis

December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

To Set at Liberty the Oppressed: Movement Theologies and Bible Studies

The final session of this seven-part series will take up non-Christian theologies with the aim of expanding our understanding of how religious identity, practice, and understanding has formed and is forming through the struggle for liberation in the US.
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December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

To Set at Liberty the Oppressed: Movement Theologies and Bible Studies

The final session of this seven-part series will take up non-Christian theologies with the aim of expanding our understanding of how religious identity, practice, and understanding has formed and is forming through the struggle for liberation in the US.
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December 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

To Set at Liberty the Oppressed: Movement Theologies and Bible Studies

The final session of this seven-part series will take up non-Christian theologies with the aim of expanding our understanding of how religious identity, practice, and understanding has formed and is forming through the struggle for liberation in the US.
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November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

To Set at Liberty the Oppressed: Movement Theologies and Bible Studies

The final session of this seven-part series will take up non-Christian theologies with the aim of expanding our understanding of how religious identity, practice, and understanding has formed and is forming through the struggle for liberation in the US.
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