FORA.tv Speaker - Alan Jones

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Biography

Alan Jones, Ph.D., has been dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco since 1985.

Jones was formerly the director of the Center for Christian Spirituality and Stephen F. Bayne Professor of Ascetical Theology at General Theological Seminary in New York City. Born and educated in England, Jones was also on the staff of Trinity Institute of Wall Street's Trinity Church. He became a citizen of the United States in 1975.

Jones is the author of several books, most notably, Soul Making, The Desert Way of Spirituality, Passion for Pilgrimage and most recently, The Soul's Journey: Exploring the Three Passages of the Spiritual Life with Dante as a Guide. He is widely known as a gifted preacher and travels throughout the world preaching, lecturing, and leading retreats.

26 Programs

Dustin Lance Black: Screenwriter of 'Milk'

12.14.08 | 00:51:45 min | 5 comments

Dinesh D'Souza: What's So Great About Christianity

12.07.08 | 00:55:03 min | 25 comments

Firoozeh Dumas: Laughing Without An Accent

11.23.08 | 00:54:37 min | 2 comments

Geoffrey Nunberg: Talking Right

11.16.08 | 00:56:26 min | 0 comments

Elisabeth Semel: The Death Penalty Clinic

11.02.08 | 00:56:18 min | 1 comment

David Talbot: Author and Founder of Salon.com

10.12.08 | 00:57:00 min | 7 comments

Peter J. Gomes: The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus

06.15.08 | 00:58:24 min | 2 comments

Kate Moses on Mothers Who Think

06.08.08 | 00:57:52 min | 0 comments

General John Abizaid: The State of Iraq

06.01.08 | 00:59:55 min | 2 comments

Carey Perloff on Controversial Modern Theater

05.25.08 | 00:58:27 min | 0 comments

The Open Road with Pico Iyer

04.20.08 | 00:57:54 min | 1 comment

Dr. Kathleen Frydl: Echoes of the 60s

03.30.08 | 00:54:14 min | 0 comments

Alexander Shaia: Beyond the Biography of Jesus

03.09.08 | 00:58:32 min | 3 comments

Brother Guy Consolmagno: God's Mechanics

03.02.08 | 00:54:34 min | 13 comments

Karen Armstrong in Conversation with Alan Jones

02.27.08 | 00:32:13 min | 11 comments

Willie Brown in Conversation

02.24.08 | 00:59:39 min | 0 comments

Lillian Rubin: The Truth About Aging

12.16.07 | 00:56:41 min | 1 comment

Fritjof Capra: The Science of Leonardo

11.18.07 | 00:55:08 min | 4 comments

Kevin Padian: Investigating Evolution

11.04.07 | 00:55:31 min | 4 comments

The African View of Morality and Social Justice

10.21.07 | 00:56:09 min | 0 comments

Author Garry Wills: Head and Heart

10.15.07 | 01:06:46 min | 0 comments

Jane Goodall: Blessing the Animals

10.07.07 | 00:44:08 min | 1 comment

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

09.30.07 | 00:58:12 min | 0 comments

Not for Sale

02.11.07 | 00:56:15 min | 0 comments

Thus Saith the Lord

01.28.07 | 00:58:20 min | 2 comments

Madeline Levine

01.14.07 | 00:54:53 min | 0 comments