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Common Awards Webinar 4th Sept The Bible and Resisting Racism-OPEN TO ALL

Common Awards Webinar 4th Sept The Bible and Resisting Racism-OPEN TO ALL

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The Common Awards team is excited to announce a new series of webinars that will begin in September.  

The webinars are aimed at Common Awards students and staff but open to others with an interest in the subject areas addressed. Each webinar will include leading scholars and/or faith practitioners who will offer diverse insights into a range of topics that will directly relate to the core modules taken by Common Awards students.  

The first webinar will take place 4 September, 2-3pm, via zoom, on the theme: The Bible and Resisting Racism.  

About this webinar: 

How does the Bible address issues of racism, prejudice and oppression? What are the implications of our social location on how we understand the Bible? How can the Bible help us in our formation to become racial justice advocates in our theology and ministry...? 

These are just some of the questions that will be addressed in the first Common Awards webinar of the series, entitled: The Bible and Resisting Racism

Prof Robert Beckford, professor of Black Theology at The Queens Foundation, will be in conversation with Prof Grant Macaskill, Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament Exegesis at the University of Aberdeen. The Webinar will be hosted by Augustine Tanner-Ihm, winner of the 2020 Theology Slam. 

Please note that a BSL interpreter will be present at this event. 

More details for the webinars can be found on the Hub, under “Hub Resources – Common Awards Webinars” and also on the Common Awards website

If you are interested in joining this event please make sure to sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/common-awards-webinar-the-bible-and-resisting-racism-tickets-114188171896  

If you have any further questions about the webinars please get in touch with Eve Parker at eve.r.parker@durham.ac.uk