＜GC4: Why Christians should engage in public issues: its socio-political and spiritual reasons＞
Special Guests: Yutaka Osakabe
Date and Time: Sep 11 (Sat) 2:00 PM ~ 3:30 PM
This online event is free. This event will be in Japanese.
Born in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. After a short study abroad experience in high school, he returned to Japan and began attending church. At the age of 19, he was baptized and enrolled in Tokyo Christian University with a desire to serve the church at large. While studying at Tokyo Christian University, he studied at the Biola University as one of the first students of the Double Degree Program. During his studies, he became interested in the role of Christianity in the modern world, and continued his studies at Tokyo Christian Seminary and Rikkyo University, receiving his PhD from the University of Aberdeen, UK in 2018. He specializes in the sociology of religion and Christian social ethics. He is currently working for the international NGO, World Vision Japan, where he is involved in partnerships with churches and other religions. He is an adjunct instructor at Tokyo Christian University, Rikkyo University, and Sophia University.
<About Global Connections 2021>
Eight online events for globally minded Christians to connect and learn from one another. At each event, TCU faculty and students will interview alumni and other special guests who think globally while acting locally.
Each of these events are free, and we welcome you to join from anywhere in the world. Just register for an event, and we’ll send you the link to join us by Zoom.
Come connect with us!
＜Upcoming Global Connections＞
Oct 23 (Sat) 2:00 PM ~
Nov 4 (Sat) 2:00 PM ~
Jan 15 (Sat) 2:00 PM ~
Feb 5 (Sat) 2:00 PM ~
We will update this page with new information and links throughout the year. Bookmark this page and be sure to visit it again soon!
＜How to register＞
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