Fifth Annual Summer Institute
on Theology and Disability
June 16 - 20, 2014
Caring Theologically and Thinking Pastorally: Disability as a Critical Question and Questioner
Practitioners, theologians and scholars from across the country and around the world will address theological issues, religious practices and inclusion of people with disabilities and their families during the Fifth Annual Summer Institute on Theology and Disability, June 16-20, in Dallas.
The Bethesda Institute, Watertown, Wis., is proud to sponsor of this interfaith event in partnership with the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Highland Park United Methodist Church (HPUMC), Dallas; and the Faith Inclusion Network of Dallas (FIND), under the auspices of Jewish Family Service, Greater Dallas.
The Association of Theological Schools, the Association of University Centers on Disability, and the Collaborative on Disability, Religion, and Inclusive Spiritual Supports endorse the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability.
Register by June 2.
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Highland Park United Methodist Church (HPUMC)
3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas
Friday, June 20, is a stand-alone event for full- and single-day participants. Single-day participants registered to attend on Friday are welcome to attend Thursday afternoon workshops at no charge. Dallas-area participants should register through the Faith Inclusion Network of Dallas. Email Julie Chapman for information and to register.
Each day, plenary speakers and workshop leaders will unpack the theme. In addition, each afternoon there will be at least three one-time workshops offered, likely one two-hour workshop and two one-hour workshops. Three four-day courses will be offered, including the Ph.D. Seminar.
Pre-Register by May 1