York University Professor Christo El Morr, from the School of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health, was recently featured as an invited speaker during the “Christian Academic Forum for Citizenship in the Arab World” annual conference that took place in Cyprus Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.
During the conference, El Morr delivered a presentation titled “An Investigation into the Roots of Exclusive Identities: A Critical Theology Approach” that addressed the psychological environments and political economy structures under which exclusive identities and theologies flourish.
In addition to the presentation, El Morr participated with an international editorial board in launching Telos Magazine a new bilingual (Arabic and English) theology magazine addressing challenges in West Asia and North Africa (WANA) from a theology perspective.
Telos Magazine seeks to disseminate a critical and bold Christian theological thought with the aim of opening a dialogue on the link between faith and human affairs and societies, including nature, politics, economics, education, science, wars and violence, women’s rights, people with disabilities, freedom and authority, poverty and social justice, human rights, liberation theology, sex education, ethics of science (e.g. life sciences, artificial intelligence), Christianity and modernity, Christianity and culture, Christian-Christian relations and Interfaith dialogue.
The founding editorial board unanimously chose El Morr to serve as the coordinator (i.e. editor) of Telos Magazine. The editorial board includes: Pamela Charabieh (Lebanon), Michel Andraos (Canada), Anne Zaki (Egypt), El Morr (Canada), Mitri Raheb (Palestine), Assad Kattan (Germany), and Najib George Awad (U.S.)
The editorial board invites all interested authors to visit the magazine’s website and submit their articles (2000 to 2500 words) for the next issue on “Christianity, revolution and liberation” (Deadline March 31, 2020).