Faith Voices on Justice, April 19, 2018

March 25, 2018

Faith Voices on Justice


The April presentation of Faith Voices on Justice will be held on Thursday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m., in the Northaven sanctuary. The title is Exploring Religious Intolerance in the Music of Bach, with speakers Lauren Belfer and Michael Marissen.

Lauren Belfer is a writer whose debut novel, City of Light, was a New York Times bestseller. Her second novel, A Fierce Radiance, was named a Washington Post Best Novel, an NPR Best Mystery, and a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her third novel, And After the Fire, received the National Jewish Book Award.

Michael Marissen is Daniel Underhill Professor, Emeritus, at Swarthmore College. His many books include The Social and Religious Designs of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos; Lutheranism, anti-Judaism, and Bach’s St. John Passion; Tainted Glory in Handel’s Messiah; and Bach & God. His essays have appeared in the Harvard Theological Review, The Huffington Post, and The New York Times.

Join us for an enlightening as well as entertaining evening.

Faith Voices on Justice is sponsored by Northaven and the Dallas Area Christian Progressive Alliance.Each offering includes the presentation, Q&A, and small-group networking to share ideas and encourage action. All events are free; donations are appreciated. For more information, call (214) 333-7577 or email

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?