Moon Lectures

2015 Season - September through December

The Bob & Dorrie Moon Lecture Series showcases contemporary insights from dynamic speakers and progressive Christian authors. Purchase tickets online here.

Bob and Dorrie endowed this speakers series as a gift and challenge to the Sacramento community to think critically and act ethically on important issues of our time.


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2015 Speakers Preview

2014 Speakers & Related Informaiton

Video Archives of Select Past Speakers


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September 18, 2015 at 7:00pm - Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal

A leading voice and advocate during the community unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Read more about Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal 



      

Holly NearOctober 9, 2015 at 7:00pm - Taylor Branch

Author of the landmark narrative history of the Civil Rights era, "America in the King Years."

Read more about Taylor Branch 

 

 

Holly NearNovember 6, 2015 - Michele Norris

Author of the best-selling memoir, "Grace of Silence", and NPR Host Special Correspondent.

Read more about Michele Norris 

 

 

Holly NearDecember 4, 2015 - Jessica Jackley

Author of "Clay Water Brick" and co-founder of KIVA, the world's most successful micro-lending site.

Read more about Jessica Jackley 

 

 


2014 Speakers & Related Information

May 22, 2014 - Frank Schaefer

Former Methodist Pastor convicted by a church jury for officiating his son's same-sex wedding.  He was defrocked from his position in the clergy.

Read more about Frank Schaefer 

 

September 5, 2014 - Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders

15th Surgeon General of the United States and first African-American woman Surgeon General.

Read more about Dr. M Joycelyn Elders

 

October 3, 2014 - Ruben Navarrette, Jr.

Nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group.  Most widely read Latino columnist in the country.

Read more about Ruben Navarrette, Jr.

 

November 14, 2014 - Reza Aslan

Author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth."  New York Times bestseller list.

Read more about Reza Aslan

 

December 5, 2014 at 7:00pm - Angela Davis

Social Equality Activist and Author.

Read more about Angela Davis


Video Archives Compliments of Media Edge

Angela Davis, recorded December 2014

https://archive.org/details/MediaEdge502

Dr. Joycelyn Elders, recorded September 2014

https://archive.org/details/MediaEdge495

Rev. Frank Schaefer, recorded May 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofp6lbWH_zs

Chris Hedges, recorded November 2013

https://archive.org/details/MediaEdge447

Moris Dees, recorded September 2013

http://archive.org/details/MediaEdge438

Naomi Tutu, recorded March 2012

http://archive.org/details/AH-media_edge_363

Rabbi Michael Lerner, recorded February 2012

http://archive.org/details/MediaEdge385Sept2224

Amy Goodman, recorded January 2012

http://archive.org/details/AH-media_edge_353

Daniel Ellsberg, recorded September 2011

http://archive.org/details/AH-Media_Edge_342