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CLBSJ Roundtable Discussion at AAR/SBL

October 12, 2019

Are you attending the 2019 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature in San Diego, CA? Please join us on Sunday, 24 November 24 2019, 6:00–7:30pm for a roundtable discussion on “Maintaining Dialogue Between the Seminary, the Sanctuary, and the Streets."

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John Vincent, Elder Scholar-Activist of Radical Christianity, to Visit NY in November 2019

October 12, 2019

The Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice, Jersey City Together, New York Theological Seminary and the Urban Theology Unit North America are pleased to welcome Rev. Dr. John Vincent for a series of seminars and discussions on contextual urban ministry in the greater NYC region.

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June Seminal Book Event: Poverty and Poor People’s Organizing

June 13, 2019

On June 13, 2019, we will continue our Seminal Books Salon Series in which we discuss books that have influenced...

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May Seminal Book Event: Palestinian Liberation Theology

May 09, 2019

On May 9, 2019, we will continue our Seminal Books Salon Series in which we discuss books that have influenced...

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News

Book Review: Radical Jesus: The Way of Jesus, Then and Now by John Vincent

Laura Gottwald and Amy Dalton

There should be a warning at the beginning of the book Radical Jesus: Read only if you are willing to have your life and your idea of the “way” of Jesus shaken and challenged.

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Introducing John Vincent: Radical “Mark-sist”

The Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice is pleased to host John Vincent this November 5-8, 2019, for a series of seminars and discussions in the greater NYC region.

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Advent 3: Joy and Justice

Reading the Bible as an Activist

Laura Gottwald

Without justice- making there is no peace. This is what both John and Jesus are calling us to do as we model Christ’s life in our own. Rejoicing comes from doing justice. Our other readings call us to rejoice. Luke gives us the way to rejoicing.

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The Messenger and Our Broken Covenants

Reading the Bible as an Activist

Brian Merritt

Covenants are important indications of our obligations to our fellow world and to the God we hope to have allegiance. It is passed time for us to raise our voices for all humans in this world as brothers and sisters in whom we recognize a covenant.

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