John Dear

Maryknoll Host Author John Dear

Orbis Book author John Dear appeared at the Maryknoll Speaker Series.  He discussed the story of Lazarus from his new book “Lazarus, Come Forth,” and how this story represents Jesus calling humanity out of the tomb of old ways and into a new life of resurrection peace. Dear is an internationally known voice of peace and non-violence.  In 2008, Dear was nominated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu for the Nobel Peace Prize.