Dustin Benac: Collaborative Partnership as a Way of Life

Date(s) - October 7, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Thursday, October 7
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Elliott 168

The structures that support religious life are changing. Faith communities and their leaders are responding to these changes by creating alternative structures of belonging through collaboration
and partnership.

Drawing upon four years of research on religious organizations in Cascadia and the broader Pacific Northwest, I describe how collaborative partnership is more than a strategic response to a shifting religious marketplace; it is a way of life. These emerging structures, born in a region that incubates religious futures, invites both scholarly attention and practical consideration.


Dustin Benac is Visiting Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Baylor
University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. His current research
explores how people of faith adapt to uncertainty and shifting organizational environments.


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