From Nazareth to Canada: Palestinian and Indigenous Faith with Shadia Qubti

Season 1, Episode 16


This week is an interview with Shadia Qubti, a Palestinian peace activist who now studies indigenous theology in Canada. We talk to Shadia about her decision to move across the world and study in such a different tradition from her own, how indigenous theology is changing her thinking and Christian practice, the dualism of Western theology, the inadequacy of Western theology to address intractable social problems, patriarchy in the Palestinian church, and a lot more. 

Mentioned during the Episode: 

18 Arab Female Theologians and Christian Leaders You Should Know About” by Grace Al-Zoughbi Arteen and Graham Joseph Hill 

Shadia’s podcast, Women behind the Wall

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