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Dec01

Theology and Disability: Amos Yong

10:00am - 12:00noonLower Auditorium

Description

Amos Yong is J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology at Regent University School of Divinity in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and director of their PhD in Renewal Studies program. His graduate education includes degrees in theology, history, and religious studies from Western Evangelical Seminary and Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, and Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, and an undergraduate degree from Bethany University of the Assemblies of God. He has authored or edited two dozen volumes (view a full list of his publications). He and his wife, Alma, have three children – Aizaiah (married to Neddy), on the pastoral team at New Life Church in Renton Washington; Alyssa, a junior at Vanguard University (Costa Mesa, California); and Annalisa, a senior in high school in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Two of Dr. Yong’s books particularly relevant for his presentation to the School of Divinity are Theology and Down Syndrome:  Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity (2007)and The Bible, Disability, and the church: A New Vision of the People of God (2011).

This event is free and open the public. 

In addition to his lecture at the School of Divinity, Dr. Yong will also speak at Winston-Salem First. View all opportunities to engage Dr. Yong here.

 

Contact Information

Name:
Jill Crainshaw
Email:
crainsjy@wfu.edu
Phone:
336.758.4157