November 15, 2019
Vocational discernment is about life and death for those who encounter violence in their communities. In this episode, Patrick Reyes, a practical theologian and educator, shares how he discovered an answer to the question, “Who is calling me to life?” in the midst of his upbringing in a community where violence was common.
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Dr. Patrick B. Reyes is a Latinx practical theologian, educator, administrator, and institutional strategist. He is the author of the book, Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood (Chalice Press, 2016). The work explores the role of stories and violence in vocational discernment. Dr. Reyes collaborates and works with leaders of institutions, foundations, and other para-academic organizations in theological and higher education to build their capacity and transform theological schools and programs for the 21st century. He received a doctorate and master’s from Claremont School of Theology, and a Master of Divinity from Boston University, School of Theology.
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