ECUMENICAL LECTURE SERIES ON CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN RELIGION AND THEOLOGY

MONDAY, 2ND AUGUST 2010 

7.30PM ( light refreshments)

8.00-10.00pm (Lecture and discussion)

at ST. PAUL’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, P.J

Jalan Lorong Utara Kechil, 46200 Petaling Jaya

ADMISSION: An offering will be taken to disburse expenses

Dear Friends,

The CCM at its recent 13th Triennial General Assembly recommended that the Churches should be challenged to take ecumenism seriously. One way to achieve that is to promote lectures on ecumenical theme.

This is an invitation to you to join us for an interesting lecture by a theologian well-versed in ecumenism.

ABOUT THE GUEST LECTURER:

Jose M. de Mesa is a married Filipino lay theologian with three grown up children. Recognized as one of the most important theologians of the world today by the missionwissenschaftliches Missio in Aachen, Germany. Dr. de Mesa is a University Fellow at De La Salle University, Manila and a Professor of Applied Theology at the Inter- Congregational Theological Centre ( Quezon City, Philippines). Dr. de Mesa also teaches regularly at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, USA as the Visiting Luzbetak Professor of Mission and Culture. As a Theologian, he is also a member of the inter-disciplinary and inter-faith network of communicators, the Asian Communication Network ( CAN) based in Bankok, Thailand and serves as theological formator to a group of professional catechists associated with De La Salle University.

A former Dean at Maryhill School of Theology and Staff Member- Faculty at the East Asian Pastoral Institute in Metro Manila, Dr.de Mesa obtained his M.A and Ph.D in Religious Studies, specializing in Systematic Theology, from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Louvain, Belgium. He has done post doctoral work in St. Paul University in Ottawa, Canada and has been a Senior Fellow at Louvain University.

Dr. de Mesa is both a lecturer and a writer. For the past 30 years, he has lectured locally in the Philippines and internationally on various theological topics, particularly Revelation- Faith, Christology, Marriage and Family, and Inculturation. His latest publications include Why Theology is Never Far from Home (DLSU Press, 2003), The Prayer Our Lord Taught Us (CCM< 2005), and Bakas: Retrieving the Senses of Sacramentality of the Ordinary ( Anvil, 2008)

ALL ARE WELCOME!

Contact CCM Secretariat

COUNCIL OF CHURCHES OF MALAYSIA

No.10. Jalan 11/9 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Tel: 03-79567092 Fax: 03-79560353 Email:cchurchm@streamyx.com Website:ccmalaysia.org

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