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November 06, 2017
Dr. Mimi Haddad will travel to Olivet Theological College in November to teach her course, "Women in Church History and Theology," which covers the unique contributions women have made to the church from the first century through the late 20th century. Such advances usually happened despite official impediments to women’s spiritual leadership and active ministry.  The course highlights conflicts women faced raised by doctrine, traditions, and practices of the church and as well as issues of ethnic and racial bias. As the church continues to consider the scope of service and leadership open to women in the church and marriage, this course will explore the significance gender has played in shaping theology, ministry, and Christian life. Readings, class discussion, multi...
November 15, 2017
The Evangelical Theological Society's 69th annual meeting will be held November 15-17, 2017, in Providence, Rhode Island. The theme of the conference will be "The Heritage of the Reformation." Dr. Mimi Haddad will present her paper "A Trail of Translation Error: How Katharine Bushnell Challenged Distorted Bible Translations" as a workshop at the event. A medical missionary and social activist, Dr. Katharine Bushnell (1855-1946) was one of the youngest women to become a medical doctor and missionary serving first in China and later with the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) where she headed the social purity program. Her work with the WCTU involved exposing the plight of trafficked girls and women imprisoned in brothels in the United States and India....