Opening Prayer Ritual: Take and Eat (EWA 8)

Introduction Facilitator: Good morning everyone! We are gathered together at this moment to pray with one another at the beginning of our conference. Our theme for our opening prayer ritual is “Take and Eat” We will be reading from the Book of Lamentations which expresses a very difficult situation for women and children during the … Continue reading Opening Prayer Ritual: Take and Eat (EWA 8)

Closing Prayer Ritual: Taste and See (EWA 8)

Introduction Facilitator: Good morning everyone! We are gathered together at this moment to pray with one another at the beginning of our conference. Our theme for our closing prayer ritual is “Taste and See” Our theme is taken from the responsorial psalm which we shall be reading. It invites us to taste and see that … Continue reading Closing Prayer Ritual: Taste and See (EWA 8)

“You Are What You Eat: The Ethics Of Eating Meat And Queer Ecofeminism,” Keynote by Sharon Bong (Malaysia)

Sharon Bong problematizes the conflation of vegetarianism even veganism as a prototypical ecofeminist ethic. In doing so, it aims to uncover the deeper relationality between human and animal that goes beyond the anthropocentrism embedded in Laudato Si (2015) and most feminisms including ecological feminism or ecofeminism. Within a Christian framework, the human created in the … Continue reading “You Are What You Eat: The Ethics Of Eating Meat And Queer Ecofeminism,” Keynote by Sharon Bong (Malaysia)

EWA 4 Call for Papers; Practicing Peace: Towards an Asian Feminist Theology of Liberation

Practicing Peace: Towards an Asian Feminist Theology of Liberation Fourth Biennial Conference (For Information on the on the Papers/Abstracts already approved, please refer to the comment below) Venue: Hua Hin, Thailand Date: August 26-29, 2009 (participants arrive August 26, leave August 30) (Please note that the conference date has been moved one day ahead so … Continue reading EWA 4 Call for Papers; Practicing Peace: Towards an Asian Feminist Theology of Liberation

EWA 3: Doing Theology as a Feminist in an Asian Context

Notes on the workshop facilitated by Lieve Troch. “What is a feminist” and “how do we do Asian feminist theology,” participants wanted to know. Lieve Troch, professor of systematic theology in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and visiting professor in Brazil, Sri-Lanka, and Indonesia began by looking first at the key words: Theology, Feminist, Asian Context, and … Continue reading EWA 3: Doing Theology as a Feminist in an Asian Context