The Church in an Age of Economic Disparity
The SALT 2012 meeting will be held November 15-16, 2012, just before the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature (AAR/SBL) meetings, at the Mariapolis Center of the Focolare Movement in Chicago, Illinois.
Charles Amjad-Ali (Church of Pakistan) – The Martin Luther King, Jr., Prof. of Justice and Christian Community, Luther Seminary – “Economic Disparity and the ‘Commonwealth of God’: A Theological Context and Challenge for Christian Vocation and Faith Community”
Karen Bloomquist (Lutheran) – Parish pastor, adjunct seminary professor, former director of the Department for Theology and Studies, Lutheran World Federation – “Ecclesia Transformative of Disparities”
Norman Faramelli (Anglican) – President, Massachusetts Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, Episcopal priest – “Labor and the Episcopal Church: Centennial Reflections on the Bread and Roses Strike of 1912″
Richard Perry (Lutheran) - Associate Professor of Church and Society and Urban Ministry, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago – “Caring for the 47%: Economic Justice and Theological Formation”
Schedule of Events – Will be posted shortly
Papers will be published within 1-2 years of the conference.