WBEZ | First Congregational Church of Wilmette http://www.wbez.org/content/first-congregational-church-wilmette Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Making Peace with Revelation http://www.wbez.org/event/2010-11-06/making-peace-revelation <p><p>This one-day workshop being held at the First Congregational Church of Wilmette, UCC, <a href="http://www.ravenfoundation.org/details/24-making-peace-with-revelation">Making Peace with Revelation</a> explores the paths to peace illuminated in the Book of Revelation. <br /><br />The day begins with <strong>Dr. Jim Papandrea</strong>, Assistant Professor of Church History at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, providing the historical context for the texts, and <strong>Dr. Charles Mabee</strong>, Professor and Director of M.Div. program at Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, arguing that contrary to popular imagery, the Book of Revelation is not about divine retribution but a warning about human violence and war. The workshop also includes small group discussions with organizations working for peace and justice in Chicago and globally: Nonviolent Peaceforce, CARE and CeaseFire.<br /><br />For more information and tickets, <a href="http://www.ravenfoundation.org/">go to the Raven Foundation website</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Mon, 01 Nov 2010 17:46:56 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/event/2010-11-06/making-peace-revelation