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Theological Formation, Contested Frameworks, and Racial Reckoning

R. Drew Smith, April 13, 2021 (Pittsburgh Seminary Blog) In the midst of America’s ongoing reckoning with race, Christianity’s role in undergirding and reinforcing the nation’s racialized societal constructions has received increasing attention. Theological education has had an undeniable influence upon American normative formation at multiple levels, having for centuries “served to inform the minds …

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Critical Conversation 2: The State of Black Health Across the African Diaspora

Critical Conversation 2: The State of Black Health Across the African Diaspora 24th April 7.30pm UK time BlakPak Critical Conversations. A series of sparkling international dialogues with leading thinkers from across the global African Diaspora About this Event Racism: The Real Global Health Pandemic? The word pandemic has become commonplace since the arrival of Covid-19. Before …

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How Philadelphia’s Black churches overcame disease, depression and civil strife

By Stephanie Clintonia Boddie, February 23, 2021, (The Conversation) The Black Church is an institution that was forged in crises. Through slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation and the civil rights era, the network of places of worship serving traditionally Black congregations has seen its fair share of traumatic events. In 2016, the Rev. Robert Franklin, former president of Morehouse …

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Critical Conversations: State of the Race, The African Diaspora Across the Globe

The Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race in collaboration with Krik Krak presents BlakPak Critical Conversations. A series of sparkling international dialogues with leading thinkers from across the global African Diaspora2020 saw the world rise up enraged at the death of George Floyd and support the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’, but how much do Black Lives really matter in …

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Barack Obama and jeremiah Wright: “A fire no water can put out”

by Allan Aubrey Boesak, December 2, 2020 (Black Theology Project) Former president Barack Obama has a new book out, and it is guaranteed to be another best seller. In that book, he, as he has done before, devoted a page or two to retired preacher Dr Jeremiah A Wright. Someone sent me the pages from …

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