New frontiers in Liberation theology – in conversation with Dr Allan Boesak

The Dept of Religion Studies at the University
of Johannesburg and Kairos Southern Africa

Presents a One-Day Colloquium

New Frontiers in Liberation Theology – In
Conversation with Allan Boesak

Date: 14th September, 2011 (09.00-16.30)

Venue: Council Chambers,
Madibeng, A Ring, 3rd Floor, Auckland Park Campus, UJ

Professor Allan Boesak will lead a one-day colloquium
and a number of other leading liberation and feminist theologians will act as
discussants to his different presentations. Boesak will address the questions
such as “Does liberation theology have any meaningful contribution to make to
the many challenges facing the world and people in the 21st century? What are
the areas beyond race and poverty that it may have neglected? This colloquium
will consider new frontiers in liberation theology, in relation to themes such
as empire, global war and peace, economic and social justice, the quest for
sexual justice and the dignity of sexual orientation. In the evening at 18.30 Professor
Boesak will deliver a public lecture on interreligious solidarity on the issues
of justice, diversity, pluralism etc.

Due to limited space and catering all participants for
the colloquium have to apply and pre-register. All those interested in
attending are please asked to send contact information and a brief motivation

No RSVP is required for the public lecture.

For further information contact Matthew Palombo at


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Reggie Nel on August 22, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    I’ve send an email and are interested in participating in this critical conversation.
    Greetings and congrats on this initiative



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