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Religion and Spirituality

“Matters that Matter”: A Conversation Series from Hendricks Chapel

May 6, 2020 at 7:00pm8:00pm

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Acclaimed author Chris Stedman is our featured guest on Wednesday, May 6 at 7pm EST for “Matters that Matter: A Conversation Series from Hendricks Chapel” in conversation with Dean Brian Konkol. His upcoming book, “IRL: Finding Realness, Meaning, and Belonging in Our Digital Lives,” explores authenticity in the digital age and shines a light on how age-old notions of realness can be freshly understood in our new online lives. Chris Stedman and Dean Konkol will discuss how we can find authenticity in our daily lives that are increasing online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This conversation will broadcast on Facebook Live on Hendricks Chapel‘s page. For addition questions or comments please contact Hendricks Chapel at chapel@syr.edu.

About Chris Stedman: Stedman is the author of “Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious” (2012) and the forthcoming “IRL: Finding Realness, Meaning and Belonging in Our Digital Lives” (2020). He has written for The Guardian, The Atlantic, Pitchfork, BuzzFeed, VICE and The Washington Post. Formerly the founding executive director of the Yale Humanist Community, he also served as a humanist chaplain at Harvard University and is currently a fellow at Augsburg University.

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This event was published on May 5, 2020.


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