Community Conversation w/ Elsa TamezSeptember 14, 2010
Community Conversation: “James, to the Latino/as that live in the United States”
November 18, 2010
Brite Weatherly Hall
food and refreshments will be served/donation $3.00
Dr. Elsa Tamez
Is a Latin American Theologian
Born in Mexico . She received her Licentiate in Literature and Linguistics at the National University of Costa Rica and her Doctor’s Degree in Theology from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Tamezis Prof. Emeritus, and past president, of the Latin American Biblical University in Costa Rica. Prof. Tamez is currently working as a translation consultant for the United Biblical Societies. She is married with two children. Among her most known publications in English are: The Bible of the Oppressed (1979), The Amnesty of Grace: Justification by Faith from a Latin American Perspective (1990), When the Horizons Close: Rereading Ecclesiastes (1998), Jesus and Courageous Women of the Bible (2002), Struggles for Power in Early Christianity: A Study of the First Letter to Timothy (2005). Her latest book, Don’t Discriminate against the Poor: A Latin American Reading of James (2008), has not yet been translated into English. She has received several awards for her contribution to Contextual Biblical Hermeneutics.