Event

WCC webinar “Common witness on environmental justice and religious pluralism”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will host a webinar on 18 February from 14:00-15:30 (GMT+1) entitled “Common witness on environmental justice and religious pluralism” that will explore two recent papers released by the WCC Commission on Faith and Order.

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Photo: WCC Publications

Photo: WCC Publications

The two publications are "Cultivate and Care: An Ecumenical Theology of Justice for and within Creation” and “Love and Witness: Proclaiming the Peace of the Lord Jesus Christ in a Religiously Plural World.”

Speakers will include:

  • Rev. Prof. Dr Sandra Beardsall, Professor for church history and ecumenics, The United Church of Canada
  • Rev.  Yolanda Pantou, Indonesian Christian Church
  • Rev. Prof. Dr Kristine Culp, Dean of the Disciples Divinity House of the University of Chicago
  • Dr Aaron Hollander, Associate Director of Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute and affiliated faculty at the Centro Pro Unione , Rome
  • Prof. Dr Tom Greggs, Professor and Head of Divinity at the University of Aberdeen
  • Prof. Dr Wen Ge, Associate professor of systematic theology, Nanjing Union Theological Seminary
  • Rev. Prof. Dr Jaeshik Shin, Professor, Honam Theological University and Seminary, Korea, PCK
  • Prof. Dr Octavian Mihoc, WCC Programme executive for ecumenical relations and Faith and Order

“Cultivate and Care” addresses the climate emergency, demonstrating that the churches’ journey toward visible unity must include a sustained dialogue with a theology for justice for and within creation and seek ways to put the fruits of that dialogue into practice.

“Love and Witness,” intends to flesh out more fully the insights of “Come and See,” a theological invitation to the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, with regard to peace and religious plurality.

 

Register here to attend the webinar, Thursday 18 February, 14:00-15:30 (GMT+1)