Global Conferences

Mission Theology Anglican Conference - Anglican Theology and Public Engagement

Date: 24th - 27th April 2017

Venue: Diocesan Guest House, Recife

Led by: Co-chairs: Professor Joanildo Burity, Lead Researcher/Professor at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation and Rt Revd Dr Graham Kings, Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion


Anglican Theology and Public Engagement

Dates: 24th - 27th April 2017

Host Institution: Diocesan Guest House, Recife

Host: The Most Revd Francisco de Assis da Silva, Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil.

Co Chairs:  Professor Joanildo Burity, Lead Researcher/Professor at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation and Rt Revd Dr Graham Kings, Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion

Location: Diocesan Guest House, Recife

Theme: Anglican Theology and Public Engagement

Confirmed Speakers and Papers: 

The Very Revd Dr Gustavo Gilson Oliveira (Lecturer in Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education at the Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife; former Dean of the Recife Anglican Provincial Seminary, Recife-PE), 'Public Theology and the Brazilian Religious Field: Questions and Contributions from an Anglican Perspective'

Revd Inamar de Souza, (Vicar, All Saints Parish Church, Niterói-RJ, Anglican Diocese of Rio de Janeiro), 'God is not homophobic: An Anglican Contribution to Overcoming Homophobia'

The Revd Dr Lilian Lira (Research Fellow at the Postgraduate Programme in Education, Cultures and Identities at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation/Federal Rural University of Pernambuco; President of the Recife Diocesan Standing Committee, Recife-PE), 'Ecumenism and Interfaith Dialogue: A Mode of Doing Public Theology'

Dr Paulo Ueti, (Theological Advisor and Regional Facilitator for Latin America of the Anglican Alliance; Lay member, Anglican Diocese of Brasilia), 'Biblical Notes on Mission and Theology: Doing theology through activism for life'

Dr Joanildo Burity (Lead researcher at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation; Professor of the Postgraduate Programmes in Sociology and in Political Science at the Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife-PE), 'Public religion and public theology: the message of justice and affirmation of pluralism in a divided and commodified society'

 You can see art created by the resident artist, Ribeiro Halves, here.

Diocese of Recife

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