Kavanagh Lecture: Don Saliers

Event time: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 2:00pm
Event description: 

When Language Fails

Liturgy in a Time of Excess

Don Saliers, William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship, Emeritus Candler School of Theology, Emory University

The Kavanagh Lecture

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 | 2 PM
ISM GREAT HALL


Don E. Saliers recently retired as William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship and director of the master of sacred music program at Emory University. After attending Ohio Wesleyan University, he earned his B.D. degree and a Ph. D. from Yale University.  Saliers is currently writing on liturgy and theological aesthetics. Previous publications include: Music and Theology (2007), A Song to Sing, a Life to Live (2004), coauthored with daughter Emily Saliers; The Conversation Matters (1999), coauthor; Human Disability and the Service of God (1998), coauthor; Worship Come To Its Senses (1996); Worship As Theology(1994); Christian Spirituality III (1989), coeditor with critical introduction;Handbook For the Christian Year (1986, 1992); K. Barth’s Prayer (1985), coeditor with critical introduction; Worship and Spirituality (1984); and Soul in Paraphrase: Prayer and Religious Affections (1980, 1991).

He also serves on the advisory board of the Institute.