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UW Comparative Religion Program Co-Sponsors Public Dialogue on Faith-Based Responses to Homelessness in Seattle

January 31, 2019

Earlier this month, the Comparative Religion Program at the University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies partnered with the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs to sponsor a presentation and discussion entitled “Wounds of Love: Faith-Based Responses to Homelessness in Seattle.”

The event was moderated by James Wellman, Chair of the Jackson School’s Comparative Religion Program and Global Christianity project, and featured a presentation by Center scholar Paul Blankenship, followed by reflections from a panel of community partners, and concluding remarks from Center Director Manuel Mejido, who also led a general discussion with attendees.

The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, which seeks to integrate the scholarly examination of pressing social problems with solution-oriented responses initiated by communities of faith and their organizations, was pleased to co-sponsor this opportunity for a public dialogue with scholars, faith-based practitioners, students, and community partners.

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Comparative Religion Staff