‘Two Hong Kong Umbrellas: Christian ecumenisms and democracy in Hong Kong.’

On Thursday, November 13 at 7 P.M., join us at the Chapel on the Ave to hear Dr. Justin Tse, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington,  Chair of GORABS, Association of American Geographers, and Steering Committee Member of ANARCS, American Academy of Religion.

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This talk gives a deep history of the Umbrella Movement through two loose theological alliances – what I call the ‘ecumenism of the state’ versus the ‘ecumenism of the people.’ I’ll show that Christian involvement in the democracy movement is generating new theologies that challenge official collaborations with the elite establishment.–Justin
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