(BEAVER FALLS, Pa.) – Geneva College welcomes well-known author, professor, commentator and cultural critic Dr. Anthony Bradley, who will speak to students, staff and faculty on Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in Skye Lounge.
Bradley’s message is titled “Psalm 23: Finding Freedom from Insta-Anxiety, Perfectionism & Shame” and will cover how social media culture can create a sense of inadequacy and enhance the fear of missing out. Dr. Bradley seeks to free people from the tyranny of the “ought” and show them the green pastures given for them in Psalm 23.
Bradley is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at The King’s College in New York City, where he also serves as Director of The Center for the Study of Human Flourishing and Chair of the Religious and Theological Studies program. Dr. Bradley is additionally a Research Fellow at renowned think tank The Acton Institute. He has published several books, including Black and Tired, Liberating Black Theology, Aliens in the Promised Land and John Rawls and Christian Social Engagement. Recognized as an authority on issues of race, political economy, welfare policy, religion, hip hop, and youth culture, Bradley has appeared on Al Jazeera, C-SPAN, NPR, CNN/Headline News and Fox News, among other news outlets. He has also published cultural commentary in a variety of periodicals such as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Detroit News, and World Magazine.
Previously, Bradley was Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology and Ethics at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, where he also directed the Francis A. Schaeffer Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Clemson University, a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary, a Master of Arts in Ethics and Society from Fordham University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Westminster Theological Seminary.
He lives in New York City.
Geneva College is a Christ-centered academic community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor. Offering over 40 traditional undergraduate majors and programs, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and classroom options, and high-demand graduate degrees, Geneva's programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top Three Best Value Regional University with one of the Top 100 engineering programs in the nation. Adhering to the truth of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s Word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.