North American Church History

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course will explore the history of Christian churches in Canada and the United States. The written histories of the churches will be studied in dialogue with the social context of such histories and the reflections of both church and context in popular culture. The course will examine not only the writings and work of …
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Manitoba Engage Difference!

Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre

Five days focused on faith, heart, mind and skills for the art of intercultural ministry. A residential program: all meals, accommodation, program activities and materials included. For more information, email [email protected]. This is a program of the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning, a reference group of the Canadian Council of Churches in collaboration with …
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Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM)

Five Oaks Centre

Five days focused on faith, heart, mind, and skills for the art of intercultural ministry Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM) is a 5-day interactive and engaging program with practical ideas for implementation in your own context. DUIM is for ministry leaders and community members nurturing cultural relevance, understanding, and awareness in their …
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Deep and Wide: A conference on ecclesial engagement with disability across Canada

McMaster Divinity College

This year’s A Deeper Communion conference will explore the width and depth of ecclesial engagement with disability across the nation. Friday night will feature scholarly exploration of theology, disability, and the church. Saturday will offer a blend of practical workshops, presentations, and insights from prominent Canadian authors who embody authentic leadership in the exploration of …
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Asian and Asian American Christianity

Candler School of Theology at Emory University

This course introduces the development in Asian and Asian American study of Christianity by senior scholars from various disciplines, including theology, biblical studies, practical theology, mission, inter-religious dialogue, and gender and religion. It will challenge Eurocentrism in scholarship and explore methodology, emerging issues, and debates in the various fields using Asian/American identity as a critical …
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2024 International Decade for People of African Descent: Now What?

Emmanuel College

Acknowleging the traumas of the past and the future with hope. As we approach the culmination of the International Decade for People of African Descent, we invite you to a pivotal conference aimed at reflection, celebration, and forward thinking. This gathering will serve as a beacon of hope, acknowledging the deep-seated traumas of our past …
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The Joy of Text: Reading the Bible with Liberating Lenses

Yale Divinity School

Don’t we just pick up the Bible and read it? What are various ways of interpreting the text and why do these methods matter? With attention to texts of the Hebrew Bible, this class offers an introductory sampling of different approaches in biblical studies, reading with feminist, disability, African, queer, and childist lenses. Course elements …
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Flourishing Together: Becoming an Accessible and Welcoming Church

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

An application-based seminar on faithful ministry to, with, and by people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Churches are incomplete without the presence, gifts, and friendship of people with disabilities. Yet many congregations still struggle to gather and worship in ways that welcome these indispensable members. How can our churches become communities of belonging for children and adults …
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Asian and Asian American Queer Theologies

Candler School of Theology at Emory University

What does it mean to be Asian in America and queer…and Christian? This course will look at cultural and genealogical themes related to Asian and Asian American queer theologies in the larger context of Asian American history. These themes include multiple marginalities around racism and homophobia, transnational perspectives and experiences, and ministry to the wider …
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Race, Racism & Christian Identity

Regent College

As members of modern nation-states shaped by globalization, we are unavoidably embedded in the complexities of racial disparities and tensions. These societal realities shape our personal lives, our relationships, and our everyday activities in countless ways that often go unrecognized and unaddressed. They also affect our capacities to live out the biblical vision of identity …
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