Author Talk with Esau McCaulley 

Nashotah House alumnus the Rev. Esau McCaulley, PhD, will discuss his new book, How Far to the Promised Land, an intergenerational account of his family’s search for home and hope.


Date: Friday, November 3

Time: Join us at 7 p.m. for light refreshments, followed by the program at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10; Books available for purchase at the event

Venue: Nashotah House Theological Seminary (Adams Hall), 2777 Mission Road, Nashotah, WI 53058

Food: Desserts & coffee



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The Rev. Dr. Esau McCaulley is an associate professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of many works including Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance and the Children’s Book Josie Johnson Hair and the Holy Spirit. His book Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope won numerous awards, including Christianity Today’s book of the year. His latest project is a memoir entitled: How Far to the Promise Land: One Family’s Story of Hope and Survival in the American South. He is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. His writings have also appeared in places such as The Atlantic, Washington Post, and Christianity Today. He is married to Mandy, a pediatrician and navy reservist. Together, they have four wonderful children.

McCaulley graduated from Nashotah House in 2013 with a Master of Sacred Theology.