Pittsburgh Theological Seminary again welcomes The Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia to campus Sat., Sept. 29, 2012. This will be the FTESEA’s 75th anniversary celebration and international and national denominational guests will be attending. In consultation with Christians in China and South East Asia, the Foundation for Theological Education in South East Asia seeks to support the on-going development of theological thought and education in those areas.
The public is invited to attend various events throughout the celebration including the plenary address “Understanding Protestant Christianity in Contemporary China: Divergent Perspectives” by Professor XU Yi Hua of Fudan University, Shanghai, at 10:00 a.m. Responses will follow by Dr. Scott W. Sunquist of Fuller Theological Seminary and Dr. Linda Penkower of the University of Pittsburgh. Additional public lectures include “Reflections on Partnership in Leadership Training” at 1:30 p.m. and continued at 3:15 p.m. Further details about these events can be found online.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 310 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.