8th International Sabeel Conference, Feb. 23-28, 2011
SABEEL 8th International Conference--2011
February 23 (evening) through February 28 (dinner) 2011
Land Cost: $1,050 ($950 double room; includes the night of the 23rd)
COST includes a non-refundable registration fee of $300, all accommodations & meals for 6 days.
Challenging Empire: God, Faithfulness, and Resistance
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Richard Horsley is the Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and the Study of Religion at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and author of Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder.
John Dear is a Jesuit priest, pastor, peacemaker, organizer, lecturer, and retreat leader and the author/editor of 25 books.
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town
Naim Ateek, Director of Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center
Mazin Qumsiyeh, Professor, Bethlehem & Birzeit Universities. Author of “Popular Resistance in Palestine” and “Sharing the Land of Canaan”
Chris Ferguson, Executive for the WCC United Nations Liaison Office
Bible Study led by Ched Myers, author of Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus. Ched has been an organizer and advocate who has for 30 years been challenging and supporting Christians to
engage in peace and justice work and radical discipleship.”
For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-2-532-7136 (in Jerusalem).
The cost includes a non-refundable registration fee of $300, all accommodations and meals for 6 days, all transportation and honoraria during the visit. It does NOT include airfare, transportation to and from the airport, personal expenses, souvenirs, or travel insurance.
Post Conference Tour starts on March 1st, immediately after the conference and ends on March 3rd before dinner. It is a three day tour with visits to Galilee (Sea of Galilee and its holy sights), Jerusalem, the Dead Sea and Jericho. We will stay in the Bethlehem Hotel during the tour and make day trips. Total cost is $450.
Registration Deadline: January 15, 2011
- Conference Brochure (PDF)
- "Jesus Challenges Empire", PRESS RELEASE, February 24, 2011
- "God is Love, Not Empire", February 27, 2011
- Statement of 8th International Conference, February 28, 2011
- "The Palestinian Struggle for Justice", John Dear, SJ, March 1, 2011
- "God, Faithfulness, and Resistance", Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, March 4, 2011
- Episcopal Bishop's Committee on I/P Challenges Empire in Bethlehem