Sunday, March 26, 2023

Seminar on ‘religions & religious fundamentalism’

A two-day national seminar on “religions and religious fundamentalism” held at Trinity Theological College (TTC) Thahekhu concluded on Friday with resource persons from different theological colleges in North East India.
A press release by TTC informed that various topics were presented and critically discussed during the two-day seminar. The resource persons, principal Bethel Bible College, Dr. Robertson; associate professor TTC, Dr Limatemsu; associate professor, CTC, Dr Temsuyanger Aier; associate professor, JRTS, Imo Chujang; principal ETC, Dr. Shimreingam L. Shimray and associate professor TTC, Dr. Vihutoli Kinny spoke on “Trajectories of fundamentalism”, “Nationalism and spirituality: Matthean perspective”, “Power, politics and religion: Solomonic state religion and fundamentalism”, “Revisiting the emergence of religion-cultural Nationalism: Indian Christians in changing landscape”, “Saffroning India” and “Religious fundamentalism and its perpetuation of gender hegemony” respectively.
The inaugural session commenced with the devotion by post graduate students, TTC followed by welcome addressed by TTC principal, Rev. Dr. Hukato N. Shohe and keynote address by TTC academic dean, Dr. Akatoli Chishi.
The seminar concluded with panel discussion on critical assessment of freedom of religion, minority rights and secular state in the light of religious fundamentalism in India, with concluding remark by TTC dean of higher studies, Dr. Imsu Longchar.

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