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

Date: 
April 29, 2017
Location: 
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