USM Presents 2012 Theology Lecture on Global Christianity

10/4/2012 12:00:00 AM

7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, USM’s Xavier Theatre

(Leavenworth, Kan.)—The University of Saint Mary theology department presents “Global Christianity: The Church Beyond Europe and the U.S.” with Dr. Susan Abraham of Harvard Divinity School for USM’s annual Theology Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, USM’s Xavier Theatre on the university’s Leavenworth campus, 4100 South 4th Street.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so early arrival is recommended.

“Ancient churches can help us re-imagine theology for Americans, who are increasingly interconnected with people all around the world,” said Dr. Amanda Quantz, assistant professor of theology at USM.

“Dr. Abraham’s presentation on World Christianity will include practical insights from her experience as a youth minister for the Dioceses of Mumbai, India. She has much to share about Christian faith around the globe.”

Dr. Abraham is an assistant professor of ministry studies at Harvard Divinity School. Her teaching and research explore postcolonial and feminist theological practices invigorating contemporary communities of faith. She is the author of Identity, Ethics, and Nonviolence in Postcolonial Theory: A Rahnerian Theological Assessment and co-editor of Shoulder to Shoulder: Frontiers in Catholic Feminist Theology.

Contact Dr. Amanda Quantz at (913) 758-6158 or [email protected] for more information about this event. Visit for a complete calendar of Saint Mary community events.