FORA.tv Speaker - L. Gregory Jones

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Biography

Dean of Duke Divinity School, L. Gregory Jones is an ordained United Methodist pastor and a widely recognized scholar and church leader on such issues as forgiveness and reconciliation, strengthening the church and its ministry, and ecumenical dialogue. Under his leadership, Duke Divinity School has recently established The Center for Reconciliation in order to "advance God's mission of reconciliation in a divided world." Author or editor of 13 books, including the acclaimed Embodying Forgiveness, he writes a regular column, "Faith Matters," for The Christian Century magazine, for which he is also an editor-at-large. Dean Jones also has published more than 100 articles in a variety of publications, and for 10 years he was co-editor of Modern Theology, a scholarly journal published by Blackwells in Oxford, England, for which he currently serves as an associate editor. Greg Jones has preached and lectured in major pulpits and at annual conferences across the country. He has also delivered numerous distinguished lectureships at colleges and universities. In addition, he has provided significant leadership for many pastors' schools and other continuing education events for laity and clergy. He and his wife, the Rev. Susan Pendleton Jones, have written several units for The United Methodist Publishing House's new "Living the Good Life Together" series. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, as well as president of the Association of United Methodist Theological Schools.

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Reconciliation and Forgiveness: L. Gregory Jones

08.07.07 | 01:10:16 min | 0 comments