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LSTC Hosts "Womanist Theology Conversing with Third World Theologians"

Posted Sep 20, 2005

On Thursday, September 29, members of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT) will discuss how womanist theology influences their work as scholars and activists. The Rev. Dr. Linda Thomas, professor of theology and anthropology at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, will lead the discussion. This free event begins at 7:30 p.m.

Other participants are:

Michel Andraos, assistant professor, cross-cultural studies, Catholic Theological Union

Rita Nakashima Brock, director of Faith Voices for the Common Good

Dwight Hopkins, professor of theology, Divinity School at the University of Chicago

Ada Maria Isaasi-Diaz, professor at the theological and graduate schools of Drew University

José David Rodríguez , director of graduate studies and Augustana Heritage Professor of Global Mission and World Christianity, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Rosetta E. Ross, chairperson, department of religion, Spelman College

Andrea Smith, professor, University of Michigan and founder of INCITE, Women of Color Against Violence

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Jan Boden
Director of Communications

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago forms visionary leaders to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Its approximately 290 students come from all parts of the United States and from around the world to study in the masters level and advanced studies programs. Graduates become pastors, other church leaders, and university and seminary professors. LSTC is a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a member of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, allowing students to cross-register among the 12 member seminaries and drawing on a wealth of ecumenical resources. LSTC enjoys a number of cooperative arrangements with the University of Chicago.

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