Reception and book signing to celebrate Cook's history of Southwest

Professor Emeritus Charles James Cook has recently completed "Striking Up for a New World: A History of the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, 1970-2008". Seminary of the Southwest has published the book and is hosting a reception and book signing on Tuesday evening, Nov. 27.

Charlie is a native Texan, life-long Episcopalian, and 1974 graduate of Seminary of the Southwest.

He taught pastoral theology for 25 years at Southwest before retiring in 2009. He is on the faculty of the Iona School for Ministry for bi-vocational priests and deacons, and he assists parishes and dioceses in the areas of vision and mission development.