Howard Thurman Book Club


Four (4) online meetings via Zoom

Mondays: October 23, October 30, November 6, and November 13

6-8 p.m. Eastern Time

About Our Book Clubs

The Leadership Institute will offer book clubs throughout the year. They will be virtual and supported by centers and Leadership Institute partners. The aim of the Leadership Institute Book Clubs is to create multicultural, intergenerational spaces where participants can delve further into texts, while learning alongside people from a multitude of social locations.


This specific book club will be reading Jesus and the Disinherited, by Howard Thurman. It will explore the relevance of Jesus' teachings for marginalized people. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. kept this book on his person and would cite it often.

We would like to recommend these two sites from which to order the book:


Dates and Times

Mondays: October 23, October 30, November 6, and November 13, from 6-8 p.m. Eastern Time

Registration Fee:

Early Registration (ends September 30, 2023): $40

Standard Registration (begins October 1, 2023): $60


Blackboard will be used for this book club for group posting and resource sharing. Those login credentials and details will be shared with you accordingly.

Those who participate in all four meetings may earn .8 CEUs. Please contact Theda Wortman if you would like a certificate of completion at the end of the book club.


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