Date: 19th november 2018
Location: Baptist House, Postjesweg 150, Amsterdam
Dr. Reggie Williams will be the main speaker at the McClendon Symposium. Williams is a christian ethicist at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. His research is mainly focussed on the interpretation of Jesus, race, politics and the black church. Reggie will talk about “Reading Lives as Sacred Text: The Incarnational Ethics of Martin Luther King Jr., Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Harriet Tubman”. He’s also the author of “Bonhoeffer's Black Jesus: Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance”, witch was selected as a Choice Outstanding Title in 2015.
Welcome and opening by drs. Teun van der Leer (rector at the Dutch Baptist Seminary) and prof. dr. Ruard Ganzevoort (dean at VU Amsterdam).
Reading Lives as Sacred Text: The Incarnational Ethics of Martin Luther King Jr., Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Harriet Tubman by Reggie L. Williams
Responses on Dr. Williams lecture by:
Closing and reception
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James Wm. McClendon Chair
1061 AX Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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