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Sustaining the work of social causes
By Dana Goldman | Emory Report | Nov. 7, 2012
Inspired and curious, Ayres set out to find answers. The result is "Waiting for a Glacier to Move: Practicing Social Witness" (Pickwick Publications, 2011). In the book, Ayres lays out the theoretical and theological underpinnings of social witness work, linking religious practice and theology to what it takes to sustain social witness work.
Ayres is associate professor of religious education in Emory's Candler School of Theology. She also directs Candler's Religious Education Program and is an ordained Presbyterian minister.
Listen to Jennifer Ayres discuss her new book, "Waiting for a Glacier to Move" and read an excerpt: