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'Preaching Hope and Resistance in times of Struggle' registration link

'Preaching Hope and Resistance in times of Struggle' registration link

by Rachel Starr -
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The next Common Awards webinar will take place 20 November, 2-3pm, via zoom, on the theme: 'Preaching Hope and Resistance in times of Struggle' with renowned anti-apartheid activist, theologian and author, Prof Allan Boesak.

If you are interested in joining this event, please make sure to sign up here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/common-awards-webinar-preaching-hope-and-resistance-in-times-of-struggle-tickets-125916021209?aff=erelexpmlt 

This webinar will be an exciting opportunity to listen, learn and engage with renowned anti-apartheid leader, activist, theologian, author, and minister, Prof Allan Boesak. Prof Boesak has spent his life committed to the cause of freedom, reconciliation and justice. In 1983, he called for the formation of the United Democratic Front, which would grow into the largest, nonviolent, non-racial anti-apartheid formation in the history of the struggle. He worked with Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Tutu, Rev. Frank Chikane and other world leaders and justice activists to end apartheid.

Prof Boesak is the recipient of thirteen honorary Doctor's degrees and several awards among those, the Robert Kennedy Human Rights Award and the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award. Recently he was inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College. He is also the author of 22 books and has been teaching across the world. Prof Boesak continues his teaching and preaching while remaining active in global struggles for human rights.

This webinar will be an opportunity to reflect on the power of preaching hope and resistance in times of struggle from the perspective of someone who has worked tirelessly to challenge systems of oppression and cultures of impunity.

Prof Allan Boesak will be in conversation with Dr Dulcie Dixon McKenzie, Director for the Centre for Black Theology at The Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education. Dr Dixon McKenzie is an outstanding theologian and theological educator who has delivered ground-breaking research and teaching in the areas of Black Theology and Black Pentecostalism in Britain.

More details for the webinars can be found on the Hub, under “Hub Resources – Common Awards Webinars”, and on the Common Awards diversity and inclusion webpage, available here: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/diversity-inclusion/webinars/ 

You can also find the video recordings for previous webinars on the HUB moodle page - under HUB resources - Common Awards Webinars.