In this online seminar, John Scheepers, Director of Isiphambano Centre for Biblical Justice questions whether our inherited methods of biblical interpretation developed as they were by the beneficiaries of colonisation may (inadvertently?) perpetuate theologies of oppression and injustice. Our inherited Western hermeneutics values a heavily rationalistic and objective reading of Scripture, detached from the context of the reader. These interpretative methods seldom produce theology to challenge the power and the privileged. This seminar will instead explore a hermeneutical method that is embodied, contextual, cruciform, and liberative.
Date: Wednesday 29 November 2023
Cost: Pay what you can (Suggested Price R100) Consider also making a donation to cover those who cannot afford it)