assembly resolved to freeze the membership of Latin America until one-third is black and/or Native American.
One of the EATWOT
program highlights was the meeting of Third World Theologians and Western Theologians held in Geneva, Switzerland, in January 1983.
Virginia Fabella is recalled with The Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT
) for feminist images of Christ.
theologian James Cone spoke often at EATWOT
, and repeatedly criticized Latin American theologians for their racist blind spots, but even now theological and religious departments in Brazil are filled mostly with white males.
It provides an excellent resource on the historical development and salient features of Asian women's movements, particularly of institutions and networks (e.g., Asian Women's Resource Centre for Culture and Theology [AWRC], Asian Church Women Committee [ACWC, Women's Commission of the EATWOT
) initiated by women on the continent.
The Ecumenical Association of Third Word Theologians (EATWOT
) is described by the enumeration of its conferences since 1976, and interpretations by Sri Lankan, Indian and Ghanaian theologians.
(12) Under World Council auspices the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT
) was launched in 1976 and held periodic meetings in Third World countries.
I encountered Shawn Copeland, Jamie Phelps, Tionette Eugene, and others in the context of the Black Theology Project of Theology in the Americas (TIA) and the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT
(Orgs.), ASETT, EATWOT
(Sao Paulo: Paulinas, 2008), 69.
(23) Zakaria Ngelow, "Three Rivers in Sulawesi," paper presented at the EATWOT
General Assembly, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2012.
Some have been executive members of the staff of the World Council of Churches and the Lutheran World Federation, and others are members of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT
Two broadly ecumenical initiatives emerged in recent years, bringing together theologians from the main ecclesiastical traditions.(22) The first is the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT
), which since 1977 has convened a series of conferences on themes of concern to the churches of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.