Overseas Conference

Women Theological Educators and Women in Theological Movements Conference ,Manila

Women Theological Educators and Women in Theological Movements Conference ,Manila
(June 21-25, 2015)

This conference is sponsored by The Foundation of Theological Education in South East Asia (FTESEA) and the Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA) Pearl Wong was invited as a panel speaker on the "Present and Future of Asian feminist theology and Asian queer theology. There were 35 participants from theological seminaries, theological movements, ecumenical partners, etc.

Outcome of the Conference

Data and facts on women in theological education and women in theological movements were collected. The conference identified the changing global, Asian, and local contexts for Asian feminist theology and emergent issues Asian feminist theologians have to face. A network of women in theological education and women in theological movements in Asia were formed. The conference identified important linkages between theological education and grassroots theological movements in the struggle for justice for women and in the articulation of theological visions. Furthermore, the conference proposed to fund future conferences on the theological themes: feminist sexuality and spirituality, feminist interfaith theologies, eco-feminism, and feminist theology of struggle.