WHOSE LAND? WHOSE PROMISE? PALESTINE, JUSTICE AND THE BIBLE
A zoom-based Webinar in two parts (Sept 18, Oct 2)
Whose Land? Whose Promise? Palestine, Justice and the Bible
This two-part webinar (90 minutes each), hosted by Canadian Friends of Sabeel (CFOS), is being presented by a project-team from United Church of Canada, Presbyterian, Mennonite, and Christian Reformed churches.
Day 1 (Saturday, Sept 18, 9:00 AM PST) offers an dialogue involving Palestinian and North American theologians and church leaders, who will be in conversation about what the Bible does (and doesn’t) say about the current situation in Palestine and Israel. Dr. Alex Awad is Dean of Students at Bethlehem Bible College (Bethlehem, Palestine) and Senior Pastor at East Jerusalem Baptist Church; Rev. Carrie Ballenger is Pastor of the English speaking congregation of the Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem and Dr. Ron Dart is teaching in the faculties of Political Science and Religious Studies at University of Fraser Valley.
Day 2 (Saturday, Oct 2, 9:00 am.PST) is a follow-up session, in which participants will have the opportunity to interact with one another in small groups about issues and questions raised in the first session. This session will be facilitated by Dr. Dan Epp-Tiessen, Professor of Old Testament at Canadian Mennonite University (Winnipeg).
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