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Lenten Preaching Series: Dr. Omid Safi

March 2, 2023 @ 12:05 pm - 12:45 pm

Dr. Omid Safi
Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University; Durham, NC

Dr. Omid Safi is a teacher in the Islamic tradition of Radical Love with extensive written work on the foundational sources of Islam and Sufism. A leading Muslim public intellectual, Safi investigates the intersection of spirituality and social justice. He is also deeply committed to liberationist prophetic traditions manifested in the legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Malcolm X. Dr. Safi delivered the keynote address in annual services honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.

Calvary Episcopal Church celebrates its 100th annual Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop beginning Wednesday, Feb. 22. All are invited to attend in person to hear this year’s 18 dynamic speakers.

We are thrilled to partner again with The Episcopal Bookshop and novel. to offer you a chance to buy books by our speakers, as well as other gifts during your time at Calvary. The Episcopal Bookshop will be set up every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. novel. will be at Calvary on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. You can also order speakers’ books and books recommended by our speakers on novel’s website. These local booksellers appreciate your support.

All of this year’s preaching series also will be live-streamed at 12:05 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday on Calvary’s Facebook pageYouTube channel, and website.


March 2, 2023
12:05 pm - 12:45 pm
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Heidi Rupke