12 women on changing the world | A 12-session film series on transforming society & neighborhoods

Aug 8, 2018Blog, Women0 comments

This series of films with Jo Saxton, Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Mandy Marshall, Karina Kreminski, Carol Kingston-Smith, Melba Padilla Maggay,  Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Amy Williams, René August, Lisa Rodriguez Watson, Amal Nassar, and Rosalee Velloso Ewell, is on transforming society and neighborhoods.

In this 12-session film series, these women guide us through a vision of justice, peace, welcome, and reconciliation, and of transforming society and neighborhoods. Each of the 12 films comes with small group study guides, to help your church and small group wrestle with issues and apply the insights. You can also listen to them as podcasts.

PART 1: TRANSFORMING SOCIETY

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In Part 1, Jo Saxton, Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Mandy Marshall, Karina Kreminski, Carol Kingston-Smith, & Melba Padilla Maggay lead us through a vision of our role in transforming society. They talk about how we can empower all women, create missional churches and disciples, end violence against women and children, address gender inequalities and injustices, pursue justice and reconciliation, be peacemakers, and transform society.

PART 2: TRANSFORMING NEIGHBORHOODS & COMMUNITIES

SEE PART 2 BY CLICKING HERE

In Part 2, Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Amy Williams, René August, Lisa Rodriguez Watson, Amal Nassar, & Rosalee Velloso Ewell guide us through ways we can transform and love our neighborhoods and communities. They talk about how we can pursue loving and Christ-honoring hospitality, bring hope to (and be transformed by) urban youth, welcome undocumented neighbors and refugees, discover bonds of community and connection, pursue peacemaking and reconciliation (between religions and ethnicities), and dwell deeply in neighborhoods and communities and friendships.

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This post is part of a series we are running profiling female theologians from all over the globe — see our other articles in this series:

Series Editor: Graham Joseph Hill

Stephanie A. Lowery, “9 African Women Theologians You Should Know About”

Emmanuella Carter, “17 African American Women Theologians you Should Know About”

Graham Joseph Hill and Jen Barker, “20 Australian and New Zealander Female Theologians You Should Get to Know in 2020”

Graham Joseph Hill and Jen Barker, “160+ Australian and New Zealander Women in Theology You Should Know About”

Juliany González Nieves, “23 Latin American Women and USA Latinas in Theology and Religion You Should Know About”

Grace Al-Zoughbi Arteen and Graham Joseph Hill, “18 Arab Female Theologians and Christian Leaders You Should Know About”

Jessie Giyou Kim and Graham Joseph Hill, “18 Asian Female Theologians You Should Know About (Plus Others For You To Explore)”

Graham Joseph Hill and Jessie Giyou Kim, “12 Women on Changing the World: A 12-Session Film Series on Transforming Society and Neighborhoods”

Juliany González Nieves, “Caribbean Christian Theology: A Bibliography”

 

Graham Joseph Hill

Graham Joseph Hill (PhD, Flinders University) is Interim Principal and Director of Research at Stirling Theological College (University of Divinity) in Melbourne, Australia. He has planted and pastored churches, and been in theological education for twenty years. Graham is the author or editor of 6 books including Global Church (IVP, 2016), Healing Our Broken Humanity, (IVP, 2018, with Grace Ji-Sun Kim), and Salt, Light and a City (Cascade, 2017). He also directs The Global Church Project

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