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Thursday, June 14 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Bible Study, Jeremiah 29:4-12: Build, Plant, Marry: Rooting in Exile

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For all peoples of faith, a sustained commitment to building Beloved Community necessitates deep rootedness in the words of sacred scripture. Using a model of co-discernment, we’ll examine the words of the Bible through multiple lenses, with special attention on how the passages intersect with our justice work.

Jeremiah 29:4-12: Build, Plant, Marry: Rooting in Exile
If exile is “root shock,” this pastoral letter from a prophet urges re-rooting. Embrace the “strange land” as long-haul location? Seek the welfare of the city where we hung up our lyres? Since shalom is hardly the imperial way, this is a deep contention to be sure.

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Bill Wylie-Kellermann

Detroit Peoples' Water Board
Bill Wylie-Kellermann is a Detroit community activist and Methodist pastor. His most recent books are Where the Waters Go Around: Beloved Detroit and Principalities in Particular (2017). In Jesus he bets his life on the gospel non-violence, good news to the poor, and freedom from... Read More →


Thursday June 14, 2018 9:00am - 9:45am
Room 2

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