Interfaith Shabbat at The Temple

In United States of America by


From 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm

At The Temple - Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom

5101 US Highway 42, Louisville, Kentucky 40241

The Temple - Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom

he Temple Interfaith Shabbat 
with Guest Speaker Reverend Dr. Johanna W.H. van Wijk-Bos
Friday, February 16 at 7:00 pm 

Join us on Friday at 7:00 pm for our Annual Temple Interfaith Shabbat, featuring the Reverend Dr. Johanna W.H. van Wijk-Bos. Dr. Bos has most recently been the professor of Hebrew Bible at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she has taught for more than three decades. 

She is a pioneering woman in theological teaching and discourse, being the first woman to receive academic tenure at LPTS. The senior member of the Faculty, her courses range from Introduction to Scripture, Hebrew language and exegesis, to Feminist/Womanist/Mujerista Liberation Theology, the linked nature of gender and race bias in religion and society from a biblical perspective, to interpretation of the Bible through the visual and performing arts. 

She has taught in multi-racial and multi-cultural settings in Montpellier, France, with students from across the French-speaking world, and in Salvador, Brazil, with black and native Brazilian women. 

Ordained to the professional ministry at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church of Rochester, New York, in 1977, she has served the church through teaching, writing, and speaking for the rights of those who are denied full citizenship in religion and society. 

She regularly participates in interfaith conferences and discussion groups, most recently at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington, NC, and the Theological Center of the University of Lund, Sweden. Dr. Bos writes regularly for both scholarly and popular publications. 

Some of her books include Making Wise the Simple –The Torah in Christian Faith and Practice (Eerdmans, 2005), Reformed and Feminist—A Challenge to the Church (Westminster John Knox, 1991), Reimagining God—The Case for Scriptural Diversity (Westminster John Knox, 1995), and Called Out With: Stories of Solidarity in Support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons (Westminster John Knox, 1997).

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