Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Carny and the Gideons”

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Carny and the Gideons”

Lori Anne Ferrell, chair of English and professor of early modern history and literature at Claremont Graduate University, discusses her book The Bible and the People, which she describes as a “cultural biography” of the “restless, peripatetic text that is the Christian Bible.” Dr. Ferrell’s talk was in conjunction with the traveling exhibition “Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible,” which visited Pepperdine University in 2012. She spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries in Malibu, California on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Father Greg Boyle On The “Gandhi of the Gangs”

Father Greg Boyle On The “Gandhi of the Gangs”

Father Greg Boyle has been an advocate for at-risk and gang-involved youth in Los Angeles for over 25 years. In 1992, he founded Homeboy Bakery, with a mission to create an environment that provided training, work experience, and above all, the opportunity for rival gang members to work side by side. The success of the Bakery created the groundwork for additional businesses and services. Today, 12,000 young people a year arrive at Homeboy Industries in search of jobs, counseling, high-school degrees and free tattoo removal. Fr. Boyle’s book, “Tattoos on the Heart” chronicles his years of working with gang members with brilliant, heartbreaking, and hopeful stories. He spoke at Pepperdine University’s Payson Library on April 13, 2011.

Father Greg Boyle On Service

Father Greg Boyle On Service

Father Greg Boyle has been an advocate for at-risk and gang-involved youth in Los Angeles for over 25 years. In 1992, he founded Homeboy Bakery, with a mission to create an environment that provided training, work experience, and above all, the opportunity for rival gang members to work side by side. The success of the Bakery created the groundwork for additional businesses and services. Today, 12,000 young people a year arrive at Homeboy Industries in search of jobs, counseling, high-school degrees and free tattoo removal. Fr. Boyle’s book, “Tattoos on the Heart” chronicles his years of working with gang members with brilliant, heartbreaking, and hopeful stories. He spoke at Pepperdine University’s Payson Library on April 13, 2011.

Father Greg Boyle On Bandit’s Story

Father Greg Boyle On Bandit’s Story

Father Greg Boyle has been an advocate for at-risk and gang-involved youth in Los Angeles for over 25 years. In 1992, he founded Homeboy Bakery, with a mission to create an environment that provided training, work experience, and above all, the opportunity for rival gang members to work side by side. The success of the Bakery created the groundwork for additional businesses and services. Today, 12,000 young people a year arrive at Homeboy Industries in search of jobs, counseling, high-school degrees and free tattoo removal. Fr. Boyle’s book, “Tattoos on the Heart” chronicles his years of working with gang members with brilliant, heartbreaking, and hopeful stories. He spoke at Pepperdine University’s Payson Library on April 13, 2011.

Father Greg Boyle On A Visit to the White House

Father Greg Boyle On A Visit to the White House

Father Greg Boyle has been an advocate for at-risk and gang-involved youth in Los Angeles for over 25 years. In 1992, he founded Homeboy Bakery, with a mission to create an environment that provided training, work experience, and above all, the opportunity for rival gang members to work side by side. The success of the Bakery created the groundwork for additional businesses and services. Today, 12,000 young people a year arrive at Homeboy Industries in search of jobs, counseling, high-school degrees and free tattoo removal. Fr. Boyle’s book, “Tattoos on the Heart” chronicles his years of working with gang members with brilliant, heartbreaking, and hopeful stories. He spoke at Pepperdine University’s Payson Library on April 13, 2011.

Father Gregory Boyle on the Ugliest Man in America

Father Gregory Boyle on the Ugliest Man in America

Father Greg Boyle has been an advocate for at-risk and gang-involved youth in Los Angeles for over 25 years. In 1992, he founded Homeboy Bakery, with a mission to create an environment that provided training, work experience, and above all, …

Tony Hall on My First Campaign

Tony Hall on My First Campaign

Three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Tony P. Hall is a leading advocate for hunger relief programs and improving human rights conditions in the world. In February 2002, president George W. Bush asked him to serve as the United States ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture. He retired from official diplomatic service in April 2006, and is currently serving as the director of the Alliance to End Hunger. Prior to his diplomatic service, Ambassador Hall represented the Third District of Ohio in the U.S. Congress for almost 24 years.