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Professor Amos Yong Opens the Foundation's Academic Year on September 10, 2021


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Professor Dr. Amos Yong will inaugurate the Foundation Academy of Amsterdam's academic year on September 10, 2021 at 3.30 p.m. Additionally, it will officiate changing the name of the Academy's theological department from "School of Divinity" to "School of Theology."


Dr. Samuel Lee, founder and president of Foundation Academy of Amsterdam: "Amos Yong is a dear friend and has worked with us as a member if the academic advisory board since the Academy's start in 2006. Both of us have a dream that he will one day visit Amsterdam. On September 10th, we'll have a digital sneak peek at what we hope will be a success! ”


Dr. Amos Yong is Professor of Theology and Mission, Dean of the School of Mission and Theology, and Chief Academic Officer at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California (USA). He will speak on "Hospitality and Migration: A 21st-Century Apostolic Witness in the Spirit of Jesus" from one of his favorite scriptures, Acts 1: 8. He examines the role of theology and missions in light of today's reality, polarization, refugee crisis, wars, and violence. Yong is well-known for his works on hospitality and interfaith dialogue in addition to his numerous theological publications.


The event will be streamed live online; those interested in attending should contact office@foundation.eu.com.

The Foundation Academy of Amsterdam provides academic education to individuals with a history of migration, undocumented migrants, and others who do not qualify for regular education. In the fields of theology, global studies, and human rights. The lectures are held in Amsterdam and via live streaming education.


The event will be streamed live online; those interested in attending should contact office@foundation.eu.com.

Biography


Amos Yong is Professor of Theology and Mission, Dean of the School of Mission and Theology, and Chief Academic Officer at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His graduate education includes degrees in theology, history, and religious studies from Western Evangelical Seminary (now Portland Seminary) and Portland State University, both in Portland, Oregon, and Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, and an undergraduate degree from Bethany University of the Assemblies of God. Licensed as a minister with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, he has also authored or edited dozens of scholarly volumes. He and his wife, Alma, have three children and five grandchildren. Amos and Alma reside in Pasadena, California.