Authors Henderson and Raheb on Palestine Suffering

Authors Henderson and Raheb on Palestine Suffering
When:
March 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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2018-03-20T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
Harrington Center Auditorium Columbia Theological Seminary
701 S. Columbia Dr.
Decatur
GA
Contact:
Sarah Humphrey
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Authors Henderson and Raheb on Palestine Suffering, Decatur, Georgia

The Cross in Contexts: Suffering and Redemption in Palestine

With Authors Rev. Dr. Suzanne Watts Henderson Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb

A Palestinian theologian and an American biblical scholar explore the redemptive power of Jesus’ death in first and twenty-first century Palestine

Mourners in Gaza Strip at funeral of Martyr Mohammed Majid Bakr, 25, who was shot yesterday by the Israeli occupation during his work as a fisherman in the sea of ​​Gaza City Photography- Ahmed Hasaballah.jpg

Mourners in Gaza Strip at funeral of Martyr Mohammed Majid Bakr, 25, who was shot yesterday by the Israeli occupation during his work as a fisherman in the sea of ​​Gaza City Photography- Ahmed Hasaballah.jpg

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Harrington Center Auditorium Columbia Theological Seminary
701 S. Columbia Dr., Decatur, GA 30030
(Enter campus from Inman Dr. – Park in parking lot on the left behind the library)

The Rev. Dr. Suzanne Watts Henderson is Associate Professor of Religion and Director, Center for Ethics and Religion at Queens University of Charlotte, NC. A New Testament scholar who specializes in thew Gospel of Mark, she holds degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div) and Duke University (Ph.D.). She has published numerous books and articles. Dr. Watts Henderson is active in the emerging field of interfaith studies and is writing the first pluralistic introduction to the New Testament. She serves on the Board of Bright Stars of Bethlehem (US non-profit that supports Dar al-Kalima University College) and regularly writes and speaks on the topic of the Holy Land.

The Rev, Dr. Mitri Raheb is Founder and President of Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture in Bethlehem and holds a Doctorate in Theology from the Philipps University of Marburg, Germany. The most widely published Palestinian theologian to date, Dr. Raheb is the author of 16 books. Dr. Raheb has received numerous prizes for his courageous, groundbreaking work to promote peaceful coexistence and equality in Palestine and the Middle East, including the Olof Palme Prize (2015) and the German Media Prize (2012).

RSVP: Sarah Humphrey, sarah.h.humphrey@gmail.com

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