CSPUR collaborates with NYTS’ World Center for Christianity to present:
“Religion and Peacemaking Seminar – Monthly Brown Bag Sessions”
Location: 475 Riverside Drive (entrance on 120th St and Claremont Ave.) Suite 500, New York, NY 10115
“Religion and Peacemaking” will be the theme of seven monthly seminar sessions hosted by New York Theological Seminary (NYTS) during the academic year 2012-2013. Each month a prominent scholar or practitioner in the field of peace studies and peacemaking will be making a presentation on the role of religion and religious communities in peacemaking around the globe.
- October 4, 2012: David Smock – US Institute of Peace (USIP)
- November 1, 2012: CANCELLED
- December 6, 2012 – Melissa Hinnen - United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries
- February 7, 2013 - David Little - T.J. Dermot Dunphy Professor Emeritus of the Practice in Religion, Ethnicity, and International Conflict, Harvard Divinity School
- March 7, 2013 - Yehezkel Landau - Hartford Seminary – Faculty Associate in Interfaith Relations
- April 4, 2013 – Honorable Suzan Johnson Cook – United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom (invited)
- May 2, 2013 – Nela Navarro – Rutgers University – Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights and Lauren Yanks – Children of Tomorrow
The seminar is preparatory for “Nurturing Peace in Contexts of Global Violence: A Conference for Theological Educators and Religious Leaders” – May 22 – 25, 2013 at The Interchurch Center. The conference will be hosted by NYTS and co-sponsored by eight theological schools or university centers and sixteen grass-roots religious organizations and churches committed to peacemaking.
This seminar is made possible by funding from the Henry Luce Foundation