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December 22, 2016

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda to Keynote Lutheran Day

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda will be our keynote speaker for Lutheran Day of Advocacy, May 22, at Trinity, Camp Hill. Dr. Moe-Lobeda, author of Public Church: For the Life of the World, and most recently, Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation, is Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary of California Lutheran Univeristy, and Core Doctoral Faculty, the Graduate Theological Union.

Dr. Moe-Lobeda has lectured or consulted in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and many parts of North America in theology and matters of climate justice, economic justice, environmental racism, economic globalization, moral agency, public church, and eco-feminist theology. In addition to the books above, she is author of Healing a Broken World: Globalization and God (Fortress, 2002), and numerous articles and chapters. She is co-author of Saint Francis and the Foolishness of God (Orbis, 1993), Say to this Mountain: Mark’s Story of Discipleship (Orbis, 1996), and The Bible and Ethics: A New Conversation (Fortress, forthcoming).  She holds a doctoral degree in Christian Ethics from Union Theological Seminary, affiliated with Columbia University.

Moe-Lobeda has served on commissions or projects of the World Council of Churches and the Lutheran World Federation. She was appointed theological consultant to the Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and has served as a health worker in Honduras and as Director of the Washington, D.C. office of Augsburg College’s Center for Global Education. She lives in Seattle, loves to hike in the Cascade Mountains, and relishes the breezes and lush beauty of Western Washington.

The theme of Lutheran Day of Advocacy, 2017, is “Always re-forming! Being church together for the sake of the world, in Pennsylvania.”  If you are interested in providing or recommending a workshop, contact us here.   Registration opens in January.

 

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