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Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep
January 28, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Ideas That Matter is an online lecture series hosted by Regent College this academic year with the purpose of cultivating theological engagement with contemporary issues that are particularly relevant at this cultural moment.
Regent College and the Regent College Bookstore are excited to welcome Rev. Tish Harrison Warren for the launch of her new book, Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep. In this book, Rev. Warren addresses the question: How can we trust God in the dark? Framed around a nighttime prayer of Compline, Prayer in the Night explores themes of human vulnerability, suffering, and God’s seeming absence. During this timely conversation, Rev. Warren will be discussing her new book as well as reflecting on the role of spiritual disciplines to keep us anchored to Jesus when the world seems upside down.
Tish Harrison Warren is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America. She has worked in ministry settings for over a decade as a campus minister with InterVarsity Graduate and Faculty Ministries, as an associate rector, and with addicts and those in poverty through various churches and non-profit organizations. Rev. Warren is is the author of Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life, which was Christianity Today’s 2018 Book of the Year. Her articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Comment Magazine, The Point, and elsewhere. She is a founding member of The Pelican Project and a Senior Fellow with the Trinity Forum. She lives with her husband and three children in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A livestream link will be posted here the week of the event.