The Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice will host an open house on April 4, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. (17 Cricketown Road, Stony Point, New York 10980). "Join us for a reception at the Library, stay for dinner ($15.00), or come for dessert and a dialogue between Norman Gottwald and R. Douglas Bendall as they talk about the relevance of the Center and Library to the work for social justice in the classroom, in the pulpit, and in the street. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-405-6470."
In addition to the amenities for respite, retreat and research, CLBSJ’s 6,000+ volume library includes the past six years of acquisitions by the Lehman Library of F.O.R. and the libraries of half a dozen scholars and activists including Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Professors Norman Gottwald and Jack Elliott, and Mark Johnson.
What could the Center & Library offer you?
- Fully catalogued in renovated space, a library and conferencing venue to support scholarship and engaged activism: Students, Faculty, Activists, Pastors, Researchers, Preachers, Advocates, Seminarians, Movement Builders, Writers, Liturgists, Librarians, Lay Leaders, Seekers.
- With 6000+ volumes that extend over the fields of study of the Bible, philosophy, ethics and their intersection with anthropology, sociology, economy, ecology, political science, history, CLBSJ represents a rich and concentrated research base.
- On the campus of a 180-bed retreat center, served though the hospitality of its Community of Living Traditions, with the capacity to support residences and host symposia, colloquia, dialogues, a relaxed, safe setting in which to explore difficult questions, deep concerns.