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This is a collection of reflections written by 43 rostered clergywomen of color in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The women write about their journeys in ministry and within the ELCA.
This reflection argues that public health ethical analysis which centralizes choice and agency as a form of the US conception of liberty or freedom will support consideration of black women and girls’ health on par with any other citizens of the United States. Responding to five questions aimed at improving women’s health across the lifespan, the r...
This essay examines continental and diasporan African women’s engagement with each other across different socio-cultural and religious realities. The essay draws on five years of biennial meetings of African and African diasporan women in religion and theology who experienced transcultural engagement, insofar as they were black women from different...
This publication is a special issue of THE JOURNAL OF RACE, ETHNICITY, AND RELIGION that includes proceedings of and reflections on the 2012 Consultation of African and African Diasporan Women in Religion and Theology in Accra, Ghana.
In this collection, continental and diasporan African women interrogate the concept “sacred text” and analyze ways oral and written religious “texts” intersect with violence against African-descended women and girls. While the sanctioned idea of a sacred text is written literature, this project interrupts that conception by drawing attention to spe...
Black Religions as a field of study is one of many supervening developments of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. Two conditions influenced development of this field. First, the Civil Rights Movement resulted in exponential increases in higher education of African descended people in the United States. These increases expanded research and scholarship...
When the AAR Committee on the Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession announced their intention of producing a Career Guide, I was thrilled. Knowledge is power, and the existence of a manual that provides the scholar of color with the necessary information required to survive and flourish within an academic career is crucial. This...
In this address, I want to spend some time exploring ways ordinary relations of persons may be understood as practices of love. This discussion of love originates in my academic work as a Christian social ethicist and in my convictions about the potential social and even political significance of religion for public life. More specifically, this wo...
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