Ched Myers, biblical scholar and activist, to speak at AMBS
Mary E. Klassen
October 25, 2012
Ched Myers, biblical scholar, educator and activist, will be a guest of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary on Thursday, November 15.
Myers has challenged and supported Christians to engage in peace and justice work and radical discipleship for 30 years. He has worked with many peace and justice organizations and movements and written several books, including Our God is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice with Matthew Colwell (Orbis 2012), and Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus (Orbis 2008). Through Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries he focuses on building biblical literacy, church renewal and faith-based witness for justice.
Myers will speak in the seminary’s lunchtime forum on “Our God is undocumented: Biblical faith and immigrant justice.” The presentation begins at noon in the Lambright Center dining room; a light lunch is available for $6 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Myers also will speak in the afternoon session of the seminary class on Economic Justice and Christian Conscience. His presentation in Waltner Hall Wadsworth Room will be “Capital and community: Ecology, economics and sustainability from a Gospel perspective.”
The public is invited to participate at no charge.