Building Bridges: Inclusive Theology, Embodied Spirituality 2012
Nov 11 – Nov 13, 2012
Sun 7:00 PM – Tue 1:00 PM
All who are seeking a faith and spirituality free of racism, sexism and homophobia are invited to participate in this workshop with Rev. Irene Monroe, a dynamic and creative African American feminist theologian and gifted teacher. Participants will explore how we might build ecumenical alliances across our varied identities while honouring our diverse communities.
Program Cost: $395 ($240 tuition+$155 meals/accommodations)
Please register at least 2 weeks in advance to secure your spot in this program.
Irene Monroe served as pastor of an African American church before coming to Harvard Divinity School. She was Coordinator of the African American Roundtable of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry (CLGS) at the Pacific School of Religion. She is a Huffington Post blogger and syndicated religion columnist. She is profiled in O, Oprah Magazine, and the Gay Pride Episode of “In the Life” TV , and the film “For the Bible Tells Me So”, which explores the religious right’s stigmatizing of the gay community. www.irenemonroe.com
Amanda Reddick, Program Resource Group (PRG) facilitator. Amanda combines a background in Peace and Conflict Studies with a passion for healing and building an Afri-centric approach to counsellng and diversity work. She works at New Start as a counsellor with men who have been abusive in intimate relationships. She works with black youth groups through the African United Baptist Association.
For more information please visit the website.