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Mobilising Matthew among the marginalised

Thursday, 4 August, 7:00 pm8:30 pm AEST

Mobilising Matthew Among the Marginalised: 30 years of community-based Bible study in South Africa

Contextual Bible Study, which is a form of community-based Bible re-reading practice, has worked with Matthew’s Gospel in South Africa for more than 30 years. This lecture explores how Matthew has been used to engage with community-led concerns, including African culture, women’s leadership, HIV, masculinity, male sexual violence against men, race, land and food security, unemployment, and unjust economic structures. Matthew’s Gospel offers resources both through Matthew’s own particular theological orientation and through the sources that Matthew has re-used.

Speaker: Gerald West

Professor Emeritus, Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and African Biblical Hermeneutics in the School of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, and Fellow, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Event details

Date: Thursday August 4
Location: Centre for Theology and Ministry, 29 College Crescent Parkville VIC 3052 and online
Time: 7.00pm AEST
Cost: Free
Registrations close Monday August 1

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Centre for Theology and Ministry
29 College Crescent
Parkville, VIC 3052
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03 9340 8800

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