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"A Theology of Abolition: How We Read Scripture Has A Global Impact on Girls and Women"

April 29, 2017
St. Thomas Anglican Church, 44 Station St., Burwood 3125, Australia

Christians working to end sex slavery recognize the crucial role churches have in reading Scripture without a male bias. Since the 1800s, Christians have challenged theological patriarchy as essential to their humanitarian work. This lecture will consider how the church developed a theology of abolition in concert with its humanitarian work and how theology has implications for Christian humanitarians today