Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible Through Palestinian Eyes

18th May - 18th May 2019



10.30am

Pastor and Theologian Mitri Raheb gives this year’s Robinson-Spong lecture exploring the Bible and contemporary Christianity from a Palestinian perspective.

Mitri Raheb is the Founder and President of Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture in Bethlehem. The most widely published Palestinian theologian to date, he is the author of 18 books. His books and articles have been translated so far into 11 languages. Mitri served as the senior pastor of the Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem from June 1987 to May 2017 and as the President of the Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land from 2011-2016. He was elected in 2018 as a member of the Palestinian National Council and the Palestinian Central Council and serves as an advisor to the Higher Presidential Palestinian Committee on Church Affairs.

Tickets are priced at £10, which includes tea / coffee before the lecture.  Book online, call Reception on 01244 532350 or email enquiries@gladlib.org.


Please note that tickets for this event are e-tickets. Book online and have your tickets emailed directly to you – then save the environment by bringing along your e-ticket on your phone or tablet and have it scanned as you enter the event. If you would prefer to print your ticket, black and white is fine.

A print and collect service is available to those without access to email facilities for a small charge to cover our admin costs. Call 01244 532350 or email enquiries@gladlib.org for more information. Printed tickets will be available to collect from Reception before the event.