4days4justice at North Park Theological Seminary

Posted: March 19, 2010 in next evangelicalism, Social Justice, urban ministry

See the website for more details: 4days4justice web link

Four days of exploring the theme of Social Justice from an Evangelical Christian perspective.  North Park University is sponsoring a series of lectures, discussions, and workshops that will explore the theme of an evangelical social ethic for the 21st century.

The schedule:

DAY 1: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

7:00-8:30pm      in Hamming Hall (Campus Justice Lecture Series)

“The Non-profit Industrial Complex” with Andrea Smith from UC Riverside

DAY 2: Thursday, April 15, 2010

9:00am-Noon      in  Isaacson Chapel (Nyvall Lectures)

“Jesus, Justice and Race” (Peter Heltzel) and “Justice and Gender” (Mimi Haddad)

1:00pm-5:00pm:      Fishbowl Discussion in Olsson Lounge (Nyvall Hall)

TOPIC: An Evangelical Social Ethic for the 21st Century

PARTICIPANTS: Noel Castellanos, Jake Diliberto, Mimi Haddad, Carl Ellis, Jr., Jimmy McGee, Mae Cannon, Peter Cha, Jonathan Merritt, Andrea Smith, Lisa Sharon Harper, Peter Heltzel, Terry LeBlanc, Soong-Chan Rah, Richard Twiss, Sandra VanOpstal

7:00-8:30pm: Campus Justice Series Lecture in Hamming Hall

TOPIC: Environmental Justice (Terry LeBlanc and Lisa Sharon Harper)

DAY 3:  Friday, April 16, 2010

9:00am-NOON: Fishbowl Discussion in Olsson Lounge (Nyvall Hall)

TOPIC: An Evangelical Social Ethic for the 21st Century (cont.)

DAY 4 – (Saturday, April 17, 2010)

9:00am-1:00pm: Justice Workshops in Hamming Hall (Registration Required) – Click HERE to register

9:00 am – Plenary Session: a panel discussion on the topic: What does an evangelical social ethic of justice in the 21st century look like?” with Soong-Chan Rah, Richard Twiss, Mae Cannon, Lisa Sharon Harper

10:00 am – Workshop I

11:30 am – Workshop II

Workshop topics include: Contextualized Theology / From Compassion to Justice / Environmental Justice / Christians and Just War / Immigration Justice / A Theology of Justice / Justice and Race

Workshop presenters include: Richard Twiss, Terry LeBlanc, Soong-Chan Rah, Mae Cannon, Lisa Sharon Harper, Carl Ellis and others.

Be a part of this great gathering of many committed to an evangelical, biblical social justice. REGISTER today.

  1. Peter Park says:

    I pray it goes well and that God will move in His people.

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