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Hidden Figures: Tertullian

By | October 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s often the case that the hidden figures of history turn out to be pillars on which we stand. This reality was brought to the forefront in recent years through movies like “Hidden Figures” where many learned for the first time that the first successful American orbit around the moon in 1969 was indebted to the [...]

The Christianity of Frederick Douglass

By | October 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

“I love the religion of our blessed Savior. …” (My Bondage and My Freedom) Frederick Douglass is a seminal figure of American history. His writing and oratory skill has etched his name into the annals of the all-time great communicators. While Douglass is arguably the most important black leader of 19th century American history due to [...]

Language and Identity: The Pressure to Switch Dialects

By | October 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

“Normal” speech is determined by our families and local communities. soldes puma chaussure Our assumptions about verbal communication are challenged and expanded when we enter new environments – this is especially true of our educational journeys. Achat chaussure Puma In college and seminary, we gain a new theological lexicon and are faced with the challenge of [...]

Is Critical Race Theory “UnChristian” Part 2

By | October 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Is Critical Race Theory "UnChristian" Part 2 Written by: Dr. Matt Mullins (Assistant Professor of English and History of Ideas/Associate Dean for Academic Advising) In the last post, I introduced the concept of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and raised questions about where it came from and how it was born. This post answers these questions by [...]

Bagged Lunch Series: Ministering in the #MeToo Era & How All Christians Should Respond to Sexual Abuse

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

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Top Resources from the African American Faith Tradition

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Black history month is regarded by many as an ironic designation for the month of February. doudoune femme moncler pas cher While the history of African Americans including their stories, accomplishments, and contributions are worthy of celebration, the existence of the month reminds us of the segregated historical accounts our societies operate under. When the American [...]

Hidden Figures Series: Missie Branch, Assistant Dean of Students to Women

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

It’s often the case that the hidden figures of history turn out to be pillars on which we stand. This reality was brought to the forefront in recent years through movies like "Hidden Figures" where many learned for the first time that the first successful American orbit around the moon in 1969 was indebted to the [...]

Is Critical Race Theory “UnChristian” Part 1

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is Critical Race Theory "UnChristian" Part 1 Written by: Dr. Matt Mullins (Assistant Professor of English and History of Ideas/Associate Dean for Academic Advising) There has lately been some buzz in the evangelical world about Critical Race Theory (CRT). It tends to appear alongside terms such as Marxist, neo-Marxist, postmodernist, liberal, and social justice warrior (SJW) [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Frederick Douglass

By | October 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

"A Narrative of the Life, Bondage, and Freedom of Frederick Douglass" In Talbot County, Maryland was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey around the year 1818. His heritage would become one of the sticking points of his life for biographers, contemporaries, and Douglass himself. doudoune moncler pas cher He knew his mother’s name was Harriet Bailey but [...]

Liberation and Reconciliation: A Black Theology, A Critical Review

By | October 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The Black Power Movement in the late sixties sought to ascribe dignity and self-worth to black people that impacts all areas of life. The revolution liberated black people from the crushing effects of racism socially, economically, and psychologically by using violence if necessary. The religious implications of the Black Power movement allowed J. Deotis Roberts to [...]