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DARE Regional Forum explores theology after Gaza

In response to the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict, the Council for World Mission (CWM), in partnership with Dar al-Kalima University, organised its first DARE Regional Forum in the Middle East region in Istanbul, Turkey from 21-24 May.

The Regional Forum was a gathering of 28 theologians and scholars from countries including Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, India, Sri Lanka, Korea, Mexico, Argentina, USA, and Canada.

The event fostered a robust intellectual dialogue and facilitated a meeting of minds as Palestinian and Middle Eastern scholars came alongside their international colleagues (with emphasis on academics from the Global South), to share their experiences, insights, and research on the failures of theology in the face of the war on Gaza, and the implications for the research of religion in general from a decolonial perspective. Read More