Lectures

Yale Divinity School – James Cone is the Bill and Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary. Considered the founder of black liberation theology, he will discuss his seminal book “Black Theology & Black Power” with the YDS community and friends.

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Celebrating the Ten-Year Anniversary of Obery Hendricks’ “The Politics of Jesus” November 19, 2016 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting San Antonio, Texas Panelists: Eboni Marshall Turman, Yale University Jesse Jackson, Operation Push, Chicago, IL Nyasha Junior, Temple University Gary Dorrien, Columbia University, Union Theological Seminary Keri Day, Brite Divinity School Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown […]

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The Forgotten Prophet: Bishop Henry McNeal Turner and the African American Prophetic Tradition, by Andre E. Johnson, is a study of the prophetic rhetoric of 19th century African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Henry McNeal Turner. By locating Turner within the African American prophetic tradition, Johnson examines how Bishop Turner adopted a prophetic persona.  Book discussion […]

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The session featured a discussion with Dr. Johnny Bernard Hill on the release of Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation, in dialogue with leading theologians and activists on the nature of prophetic Christian witness in today’s context.  From “Stand Your Ground Laws” to the issue of “mass incarceration,” what does it mean to stand for truth in […]

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Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon by Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman The Black Church is an institution that emerged in rebellion against injustice perpetrated upon black bodies. How is it, then, that black women’s oppression persists in black churches that espouse theological and ethical commitments to […]

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Dr. McCorn dicusses his book, Standing On Holy Common Ground: An Africentric Ministry Approach to Prophetic Community Engagement, at KineticsLive.com Book Discussions at the American Academy of Religion. Many critics have perceived a growing schism between the Black faith community and the wider African American community. The Black Church can be accused of a “benign […]

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