Consultation: 31st May – 1st June 2019

 The 2nd Annual Women in Missiology Network Consultation will take place 31st May – 1st June 2019, at the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham.

The theme this year is “Suffering and Hope in Mission”.

This 24-hour women-only event aims to:

  • connect women engaged in missiology
  • engage with papers on the consultation theme.
  • give a space to share experiences and raise issues involved in being a woman working in the field of missiology
  • encourage the next generation of women scholars

Keynote speakers

Dr Anna Hampton will be speaking on “Facing Danger: Suffering and Risk in Mission”

Evie Vernon – speaking on the dilemma of the Mary and Martha paradigms for Christian women.

 

Call for papers

We invite papers on the theme of ‘Suffering and Hope in Mission’ and welcome submissions from students as well as academics. The theme is intentionally broad to attract a variety of proposals but examples of submission might include:

•    Suffering and risk involved in mission
•    Persecution of Christians
•    The place of suffering in missio Dei
•    Disability and mission

Guidelines for proposals

The time allocated for each paper is 15 minutes. Send your abstract including paper title, your name and affiliation to Rosie Button at wim@redcliffe.ac.uk by 1 May. You will be notified by 15 May whether or not your paper will be included this time.

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Previous Consultations…

On 6-7 June 2018 we hosted the first Women in Missiology Network Consultation at the International Mission Centre in Birmingham, UK.

This 24-hour women-only event aimed to:

  • connect women engaged in missiology
  • engage with papers on the consultation theme of, ‘The Bible and Mission’
  • give a space to share experiences and raise issues involved in being a woman working in the field of missiology
  • encourage the next generation of women scholars
  • help shape the network’s future

Keynote speakers

Dr Cathy Ross will be speaking on ‘Lament and Hope: “There are things that can be seen only with eyes that have cried.”‘

Dr Mary Evans will be speaking on ‘Old Testament Narrative and its Missional Significance.’

Call for papers

We invite papers on the theme of ‘The Bible and Mission’ and welcome submissions from students as well as academics. The theme is intentionally broad to attract a variety of proposals but examples of submission might include:

  • missional readings of the Bible
  • the use of the Bible in mission, historically or in current mission thinking or practice
  • biblical reflections on a current mission topic

Guidelines for proposals

The time allocated for each paper is 20 minutes. Send your abstract including paper title, your name and affiliation to Rosie Button at wim@redcliffe.ac.uk by 5 May. You will be notified by 20 May whether or not your paper will be included this time.

 

 

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