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Event: Countering Fundamentalism, Feb. 23-24, 2007, Cambridge, MA

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    The Institute for Progressive Christianity Winter Symposium, February 23-24, 2007 Countering Fundamentalism: The Christian Gospel as a Basis for Progressive
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 12, 2007
      The Institute for Progressive Christianity Winter Symposium, February
      23-24, 2007

      Countering Fundamentalism: The Christian Gospel as a Basis for
      Progressive Social Action

      The Institute for Progressive Christianity's Winter symposium will be
      held at the First Church (UCC) in Cambridge, Mass. on February 23rd
      through the 24th. IPC is a research institute committed to producing
      work firmly rooted in scripture and the diverse Christian values
      represented in Progressive Christianity. The two-day event will
      feature intellectual discussions on the History of Christian
      Progressivism, Jesus' Call to Peacemaking, the Theological Support for
      Gay Marriage.

      It will also hold interactive sessions that seek to develop a
      cross-denominational, cross-tradition Progressive Christian Council
      that will work towards a public policy agenda regionally and nationally.

      Speakers and panelists include: Prof. Richard Parker, Kennedy School
      of Government, Harvard University; Rev. Debra Haffner, Religious
      Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing; Rev. Anne Fowler,
      President of Religious Coalition for the Freedom to Marry; Rev. Pam
      Werntz, Assistant Rector St. Paul's Episcopal Brookline;Justin Lee,
      Executive Director GayChristian.net; Frederick Clarkson, Founder of
      Talk2Action.org; Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, Executive Director of New
      Orleans Interfaith Worker Justice, and others.

      Event Details
      February 23-24, 2007
      23rd: 6:00 - 9:00 pm; 24th 9:30am - 3:00Pm
      First Church in Cambridge (UCC), 11 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138,
      one block from Harvard Square

      See academic papers to be presented:
      http://instituteforprogressivechristianity.org/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=44&Itemid=2

      See Schedule:

      http://instituteforprogressivechristianity.org/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=42&Itemid=2

      See more information and register online:
      http://instituteforprogressivechristianity.org/joomla/
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