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The Right is Wrong: Understanding and Overcoming Fundamentalism

October 25-26, 2019
Beaverton, Oregon

Details forthcoming

Mary L. Keller (Ph.D., Syracuse University) is a historian of religion who works at the intersection of feminist theory, postcolonial theory, and Indigenous studies theory in order to study the relationship of religious lives to struggles for meaning and power. She teaches Introduction to World Religions, African Spirits in the New World, African American Religious Culture, Gilgamesh to the Bomb to Climate Change, and a field course on Heart Mountain. Keller emphasizes the geographical, historical and social context in which religious lives are embedded and then focuses on questions of personhood within religious traditions. Current research examines the role of sacred land in a world of global capital, money and agency, recent developments in theory and method in the study of spirit possession, and the religious dimensions of climate change.

Michael Zbaraschuk (Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University) is an Associate Professor of Religion at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA.  He received his M.A. in 1998 and his Ph.D. in 2002, both from The Claremont Graduate University, and both specializing in the philosophy of religion and theology.  His research interests include process theology, radical theology, constructive theology, religious pluralism, and millennials and religion (especially their declining interest in it).  He has led study tours to southern Mexico and is investigating religious diversity there. His latest research project is conceptualizing a theoretical explanation of religious decline in millennials across north America, including Canada, the USA, and Mexico.

Program Details Forthcoming

Friday evening, 7:30–9 pm

Saturday, 9:30–10:30 am

Saturday, 11 am – noon

Saturday, 1:30–2:30 pm

Discussion (Q&A): Saturday, 3–4 pm

Sponsor

Southminster Presbyterian Church

Local Contact and Information

All events at:

Southminster Presbyterian Church
12250 SW Denney Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97008

For local information, contact:

John Shuck
[email protected]

Fees

All Sessions

  • Individual Rate $75
  • Pre-registration Rate (by Oct 11) $60
  • Additional Family Members $50

Single Sessions

  • Friday Evening Lecture $20
  • Saturday Morning Workshop $30
  • Saturday Afternoon Workshop $30

Refunds are available until two weeks before the event if requested in writing, minus a $10 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after that date.