Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Afternoon Conference @ Perkins School of Theology on April 12, 2011

God Loves Diversity & Justice!
Progressive Scholars Speak About Faith, Politics, & the World

One Afternoon Conference @ SMU Perkins School of Theology
1:30 -5 PM
Great Hall, Perkins School of Theology
5901 Bishop Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75275

Panel Speakers
Dr. Isam Shihada, Visiting Scholar, SMU
Dr. Marc H. Ellis, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, Baylor University
Dr. Sze-kar Wan, Professor of New Testament, Perkins School of Theology
Dr. Susanne Johnson, Associate Professor of Christian Education, Perkins School of Theology
Dr. Qudsia Mirza, Independent Scholar, Dallas
Dr. Namsoon Kang, Associate Professor of World Christianity & Religions, Brite Divinity School
Dr. Jörg Rieger, Wendland-Cook Endowed Professor of Constructive Theology, Perkins School of Theology
Dr. Maria Dixon, Associate Professor of Communication, Meadows School of the Arts
Dr. Serge Frolov, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Dedman College

Hosted by Perkins School of Theology
Special support from the Center for Jewish Studies at Baylor University
Additional support from the Wendland-Cook Professorship
Supported by the Chaplain's Office at SMU

Organized by
Dr. Susanne Scholz
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Perkins School of Theology

Panel presentations 1:30-4:10 pm
Discussion 4:10-5 pm

Lecture at St. Johns UMC of Lubbock, TX

"Sacred Witness or Terror Texts?
Grappling with the Poetics of Rape in the Hebrew Bible"
This talk will take place at St. Johns United Methodist Church of Lubbock, Texas, on January 19, 2011 at 6 pm.
Here is a link to the church: www.stjohnslubbock.org
For further information, contact me at sscholz(at)smu.edu