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November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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One event on December 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

To Set at Liberty the Oppressed: Movement Theologies and Bible Studies
A Fall Study Series With the Kairos Center
Tuesdays, October 8 & 22, November 5 & 12, December 3, 10 & 17

This seven-part series will take up historical and conceptual analysis of the theologies that guided and were discovered through social struggle in US history. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the material conditions that led to social struggle and the battle for biblical and theological ideas that emerged as part of those struggles. The series will also include sessions that focus on deeper Biblical textual study following the method of “reading the Bible with the poor.”

Session 1 (Oct 8): A Freedom Church of the Poor, Dr. Charon Hribar

Session 2 (Oct 22): Theologies of Liberation: from Abolition to the Southern Tenant Farmers Union, Dr. Adam Barnes

Session 3 (Nov 5):Biblical study, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Session 4 (Nov 12): Biblical study, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Session 5 (Dec 3): Theology of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, Nic Laccetti

Session 6 (Nov 10): Biblical Study, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Session 7 (Dec 17): Non-Christian Theologies: Expanding our understanding of how religious identity, practice, and understanding has formed and is forming through the struggle for liberation in the US, Nic Laccetti

 

Instructors

  • Charon Hribar
    Charon Hribar is the Director of Cultural Strategies at the Kairos Center. She also serves as the co-coordinator of Theomusicology and Movement Arts for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Over the past 15 years, Charon has been dedicated to the work of political education, leadership … Read More ›
  • Adam Barnes
    Dr. Adam Barnes is the coordinator of the Rights and Religions program at the Kairos Center. Born in St. Louis, MO and raised in Colorado, he has lived in New York since 2006 and worked at the Poverty Initiative/Kairos Center since 2007. In 2016 he completed a PhD in … Read More ›
  • Liz Theoharis
    The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis is the Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival with the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. She is the Director of the Kairos Center and a Founder and the Coordinator of the Poverty Initiative. She has spent the past … Read More ›
  • Nicholas Laccetti
    Nicholas Laccetti is the Communications Coordinator for the Kairos Center, and a member of the National Communications Team of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. He began his work at the Kairos Center as a Poverty Initiative fellow with the field education program at Union Theological … Read More ›

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
Phone:
347-695-1095
Website:
https://peoplesforum.org/