CEHV Faith and Society Webinar: From Chaos to Community

Jan 20, 2021, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this panel welcomes faith leaders to reflect on the continuing role of organized religion in the movement to expose, resist, and overturn racist policies and practices.

This event is cosponsored by the Ohio Council of Churches and Ohio State University Center for the Study of Religion.


  • Dr. Valerie Bridgeman (Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Homiletics and Hebrew Bible, Methodist Theological School in Ohio)
  • Mr. Usjid Hameed (Government Affairs and Development Director, CAIR-Columbus)
  • Rabbi Sharon Mars (Senior Rabbi, Temple Israel)
  • Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan, Jr. (Executive Director, Ohio Council of Churches)


  • Dr. Isaac Weiner (Associate Professor, Comparative Studies; Associate Director, Center for the Study of Religion, Ohio State University)