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Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance

Speaker: Gregory Han

(Church & Society Series) The Belhar Confession

Sunday, February 5, 2017
9:30 AM  to 10:30 AM


St. Philip Presbyterian Church
4807 San Felipe Street
Houston, Texas, USA

A Christian statement of belief originally written in Afrikaans in 1982, The Confession was adopted as one of the 12 recognized confessions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). This inclusion, however, is not without drama and was the first addition the the Book of Confessions of the Presbyterian Church in nearly 30 years. Reverend Gregory Han, Director of Interfaith Relations at Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston talks about the Confession, the drama of its inclusion and its key themes of unity, reconciliation, and the justice of God.

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