Anti-Apartheid Activist Allan Boesak to Speak at Austin Seminary, Oct. 5
South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Allan Boesak to Speak on Struggles for Justice, Oct. 5
Allan Boesak, a South African anti-apartheid activist, will give a talk titled “Decisions, Conscience, and Courage in the Struggle for Justice” in the chapel on the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary campus, Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11 a.m.. This lecture is free and open to the public.
The time for pious words is over. Drawing from the works of theologians Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Beyers Naude, a South African theologian and anti-apartheid activist, along with his own experience with apartheid, Boesak discusses the struggles for justice.
About Allan Boesak
Allan Boesak is co-founder of the United Democratic Front (UDF), an umbrella organization that became the leading anti-apartheid organization in South Africa. He is also a former Chairman of the African National Congress in the Western Cape. Boesak first received international attention in August of 1982, when the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) met in Canada, where he introduced a motion requesting that WARC declare apartheid a heresy contrary to both the Gospel and the Reformed tradition.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
100 E. 27th Street, Austin 78705
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