Reverend Dr. Naim Ateek, an internationally known Palestinian Christian, will spend two weeks in April on a cross Canada book tour, promoting his most recent book “A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine–Israel Conflict.” Read more…
Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek is Co-founder of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre in Jerusalem and the former Canon of St. George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem. For three decades he has inspired readers with his ideas about justice and reconciliation in the Holy Land.
He will be coming to Canada in April as a guest of Canadian Friends of Sabeel (CFOS) to promote his thoughtful new book A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine–Israel Conflict, on the Israel/Palestine issue and how to solve it.
“In this book,” remarks Nancy Cardoso, of the World Council of Churches’ Palestine and Israel Ecumenical Forum, “we hear the scream and the whisper of the poor, the sounds of death in the Occupied Territories, but also the whisper of life, resisting and offering hope for all of us.”
In his foreward , Walter Brueggemann, widely considered one of the most influential Old Testament scholars of the last several decades, says of Ateek’s book “Naim Ateek offers a succinct primer on liberation theology in the context of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and self-determination.”
Dates and locations
April 20 – Kelowna: 7 pm, First Mennonite Church, 1305 Gordon Dr.
April 22 – Vancouver: 6:30 pm: St Mary’s Anglican Church, 2490 West 37 Ave.
April 23 – Abbotsford: 7 pm, Theatre Room B101, UFV campus
April 25 – Winnipeg: 7 pm, Marpeck Commons, Canadian Mennonite University, 2299 Grant Ave.
April 27 – St. John’s: 7 pm: Queen’s College, Memorial University Campus, Prince Philip Dr.
April 29 – Halifax: 7 pm, Saint Mary’s University, Sobey’s building, 923 Robie St.
April 30 – Hamilton: 7 pm, New Vision United Church, 24 Main St. East
May 1 – Kitchener/Waterloo: 7:30 pm, Conrad Grebel University, Great Hall (1111), 140 Westmount Rd. North
May 2 – Toronto: 7 pm, Muzzo Family Alumni Hall, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 121 St. Joseph St.
On May 3, Dr Ateek will lead an all day course in Toronto on Palestinian Liberation Theology. Register on line: https://friendsofsabeel.ca/featured/palestinian-theology-of-liberation-course/
For more information.
https://www.facebook.com/SabeelCanada/ OR https://friendsofsabeel.ca/
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