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"One Land, Two Peoples, Three Faiths: Time for Reconciliation and Peace" Friday, October 29th 2010
St. Paul, MN
Naim Ateek—Palestinian Anglican priest, founder/director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, author of Justice and Only Justice: A Palestinian Theology of Liberation and A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation.
Mark Braverman—a Jewish American with deep family roots in the Holy Land. Trained as a clinical psychologist, Mark now devotes himself full -time to the cause for peace in historic Palestine. In his work he focuses on the role of religious beliefs and theology in the current discourse on Israel/Palestine and the future of interfaith relations.
Don Wagner—The Rev. Donald "Don" Wagner is professor of religion and Middle Eastern studies at North Park University in Chicago and executive director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He is author of Anxious for Armageddon (1995) and Dying in the Land of Promise: Palestine and Palestinian Christianity from Pentecost to 2000 (2003).
Huwaida Arraf—a Palestinian Christian who chairs the Free Gaza Movement, the organization behind the Gaza Freedom Flotillas. She is also a co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement whose mission is to resist the Israeli occupation using nonviolent tactics. She is married to Adam Shapiro, another ISM co-founder, whom she met while both were working at the Jerusalem center of Seeds of Peace, an organization that seeks to foster dialogue between Jewish and Palestinian youth.
Craig and Cindy Corrie— They are the parents of Rachel Corrie of Olympia, WA, who was killed by an Israeli bulldozer in Rafah Camp, Gaza Strip, in March 2003. They have taken up their daughter’s cause, making it their own through The Rachel Corrie Foundation.
Fouzi Slisli—assistant professor in the Department of Human Relations and Multicultural Education at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Hi s areas of specialization include: Colonial and Imperial History; Race in Modern History; Islam and politics.
REGISTRATION: $90 full conference; $45 student; $45 Single day (Friday or Saturday). Pay online (below) or mail check to Friends of Sabeel, PO Box 9186, Portland, Oregon 97207. Write "St. Paul Conference" in check memo line.
Marriott Court Yard Hotel
2905 Centre Pointe Drive
Roseville, MN 55113
(Mention Luther Seminary for special rate of $89/night. Call: (651) 746-8000 for reservations).
QUESTIONS? CALL LOCAL CONFERENCE CONTACT: Lynne Rigg (651) 388-6730