Blog : Religion

Dr. Melanie Harris speaks at the 2014 Religions for the Earth conference at Union Theological Seminary.

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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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Dr. Marla Frederick, Professor of African and African American Studies and the Study of Religion at Harvard University discusses the history of religion and media.

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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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Rahiel Tesfamariam, Founder and Publisher of UrbanCusp.com, talks to us about faith, social media and social justice.

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By Jamye Wooten   “We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend…And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it is easy, but when it is hard.”-  Remarks by President Barack Obama at the Acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize   PAKISTANI CHRISTIAN CHILDREN HOLD PORTRAITS OF […]

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By Jamye Wooten Social media networks have been ablaze this week following a recent announcement by President Obama. Black clergy who have been in a prophetic slumber since the election of the President have begun to speak out. On what you ask? Could it be the Presidents signing of the $662 billion National Defense Authorization Act, the […]

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