Book Launch: Indigenous People and the Christian FaithPosted on: Jan 29, 2020
Join us February 27 at 7:00pm for the Book Launch of Indigenous People and the Christian Faith: A New Way Forward.
Indigenous People and the Christian Faith: A New Way Forward provides detailed historical, cultural and theological background and analysis to a very delicate and pressing subject facing many people around the world. The book is “glocal”: both local and global as represented by international scholars. Every continent is represented by both Indigenous and non-indigenous people who desire to make a difference with the delicate problematics and relationships. The history of Indigenous people around the world is inextricably linked with Christianity and Colonialism. The book is completely interdisciplinary by employing historians, literary critics, biblical scholars and theologians, sociologists, philosophers and ordained engineers. The Literary Intent of the book, without presuming nor claiming too much for itself, is to provide practical thinking that will help all people move past the pain and dysfunction of the past toward mutual understanding, communication, and practical actions in the present and future.
Dr. William H. U. Anderson did his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and Theology in Postmodern Literary Critical Circles at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He is Professor of Religious Studies and the Director of the Canadian Centre for Scholarship and the Christian Faith at Concordia University of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. He has worked interdisciplinarily throughout his academic career and hosts an annual conference on a different topic every year. This book represents the proceedings of the 2018 conference on “Indigenous People and the Christian Faith: A New Way Forward”. He supervised his Indigenous student Charles Muskego’s M.A. thesis entitled Asserting Postcolonial Identities: Cross-Textual Readings of Ezra-Nehemiah and Indigeneity in Canada.
Charles Muskego holds a B.A. and M.A. from Concordia University of Edmonton. He worked for five years with Indigenous Relations in the Government of Alberta and is currently the Communications Director for Cold Lake First Nations in Alberta Canada. He is a member of the Board for Concordia University of Edmonton where he advises on Indigenous matters and has a close relationship with the university’s Indigenous Knowledge and Research Centre.
Signed copies of the book “Indigenous People and the Christian Faith: A New Way Forward” are available. Cost will be about $60.00.
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