Season 6: Episode 2 | Danny Zacharias | What Does the Decolonization of Faith Involve?
Danny Zacharias | Guest
Professor of New Testament Studies | Acadia Divinity College
Andrew Stirling | Interviewer
Ambassador | Canadian Bible Society
Listen or watch Associate Dean and Professor of New Testament Studies at Acadia Divinity College, Rev. Dr. Danny Zacharias being interviewed by CBS Ambassador, Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling. They discuss the role of Scripture in our daily lives and the relationship between and the integration of culture, heritage, and the Christian faith. How can culture, heritage and the Christian faith be integrated? How can we articulate our belief in Christ within the context of our own culture? What does the decolonization of faith involve?
Danny Zacharias is a Cree-Anishinaabe & Austrian man originally from Winnipeg, MB (Treaty One territory), with ancestors also residing in Treaty Two, Treaty Three, and Treaty Five territory. He lives in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia) with his wife and four children in Wolfville and is Associate Dean and Professor of New Testament Studies at Acadia Divinity College. He also serves as an adjunct faculty for NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community.
Learn more about Danny Zacharias
Acadia Divinity College: acadiadiv.ca/staff/daniel-zacharias/
Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling was the Senior Minister of Timothy Eaton Memorial United Church in Toronto, one of Canada’s largest United Church congregations and was responsible for leadership and administration at Timothy Eaton from 1998 until his more recent retirement. Overseeing staff, providing visionary leadership, acting as the public representative of over 1,500 members and managing a dynamic and ever-evolving ministry to the city of Toronto and beyond.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Law from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, a Master of Divinity from the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Nova Scotia and a Doctor of Ministry in preaching from Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In 2008, Wycliffe College, Toronto, recognized his contribution to preaching with an honorary Doctor of Divinity.
Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling is now the Ambassador for the Canadian Bible Society building relationships with churches, academic institutions and individuals across Canada.