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Diana Butler Bass: Grounded and Grateful – Drawing from Spiritual Wisdom in Chaotic Times

October 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Diana Butler BassDiana Butler Bass reflects on her last book, Grounded, and her forthcoming one, Grateful (April 2018) in light of contentious and chaotic politics of the last two years.  Where do we find our footing?  What can foster a renewed political vision for our communities?  Leaning on a theology of the world and an awareness of abundance, she invites friends and readers to a place of encouragement, hope, and empowerment.

Diana Butler Bass is the author of nine books on religion in America, including Christianity After Religion, Christianity for the Rest of Us, and A People’s History of Christianity.  She holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from Duke University, has taught at the college and graduate level, and is currently an independent scholar. She was a columnist for the New York Times syndicate and writes for The Huffington Post and The Washington Post on issues of religion, spirituality and culture. Bass is a popular speaker at conferences, colleges and universities, and churches across North America. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband, daughter, and dog. Her web site is




October 15, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
540 South Commonwealth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90020 United States
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