Articles by: Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana

Global SCM and SCUPE, Collaborators in a Common Vocation

Global SCM and SCUPE, Collaborators in a Common Vocation

I just returned from Bogota, Colombia and the General Assembly of the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF). For 120 years, the Student Christian Movement has been building powerful leaders. Its impact is felt around the world. In the picture above, I am standing with Christine Housel, General Secretary of the […]

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“These Young People….Young, Queer, Black, Women”

“These Young People….Young, Queer, Black, Women”

Rev. Sekou Addresses Contextual Theology from Ferguson “These young people…” Rev. Osagyefo Sekou exclaimed over and over again in his presentation on Wednesday night, January 14th, at Hartzell Memorial United Methodist Church in Chicago. “These young people, queer, black, women” – in other words, those that are most marginalized in […]

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Pictured L to R: From Nanjing Union Theological Seminary, Rev. Dr. Manhong Lin (Dean), and Rev. Dr.Chen Yilu (Executive Vice President); and Rev. Dr. Limuel Equina, Executive Director of FTESEA. They were accompanied by Rev. Dr. H.S. Wilson.

Naming White Theology and Claiming African, Latino, Asian Inclusivity

By Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana, President, SCUPE A delegation of Asian theological Educators visited SCUPE last week. Representing the Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia (FTESEA), these theologians from China, Philippines and India shared with us some of the questions and struggles of their context. They also wanted […]

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