Seminary to Host National Symposium of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studi

Seminary to Host National Symposium of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studi

November 4, 2007

Sioux Falls Seminary is pleased to host the 2007 Symposium of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies which will attract the leading Native American Christian theologians from Canada and the United States.

Redemption, Reconciliation, and Restoration: Journeys Toward Wholeness will take place on November 29 through December 1, 2007, at the Worship and Leadership Centre on the campus of Sioux Falls Seminary (24th Street and Euclid Avenue).

Charles Amjad-Ali will be the keynote speaker for the symposium. Amjad-Ali, received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Chair of Justice and Christian Community in May 1997. Before teaching at Luther Seminary, Amjad-Ali lectured at Princeton, Notre Dame, St. Thomas, and Temple Universities as well as at Princeton, and Union Theological Seminaries. He has also served on faculties in South Africa, Sweden, England, Germany, Australia, Japan, the Philippines, and his native Pakistan.

For more detials on the Sypmosium plus details on a special discount for Sioux Falls Seminary students, click here.

The registration cost to attend the NAIITS symposium is $195.00 per person and includes the registration fee and the package of speaker papers. To register, contact Anita Keith by emailing naiits@shaw.ca or calling 204-261-5676.

Sioux Falls Seminary is hosting the event as part of their 10-year commitment to become more engaged, more interested, and more committed to the ministry of the church in the Native American context. In addition to hosting NAIITS, the seminary has started offering a course in Native American Ministry, traveled to meet with tribal leaders on the Rosebud reservation in July 2007, and have plans to once again travel to the reservation in the summer of 2008.