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The Bible, Justice, and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Palestinian Theology of LiberationExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Free Public Lecture

Addressing what many consider the world's most intractable conflict, Naim Ateek offers a succinct primer on the theology of liberation in the context of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and self-determination. He proposes a strategy for biblical interpretation that emphasizes the prophetic themes of inclusivity and justice. He concludes by providing broad principles for achieving security, peace, and justice for all the peoples in Israel/Palestine.

About Naim Ateek:

The Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek is an Anglican priest and former Canon of St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem.  He is the founding director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem. His books include Justice and Only Justice: A Palestinian Theology of Liberation and, most recently, A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict.

Co-sponsors:

      MCEC      MCC     Canadian Friends of Sabeel.

Cost 
Free
Location 
CGR - Conrad Grebel University
Great Hall (1111)
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6
Canada

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