Pathways to Discipleship
For the first two weeks of February, we are focusing on Black Theology: how African Americans read and share the word of God. How might expanding our own view of God allow for greater solidarity and a better chance of reconciliation with others?
Targeted to Youth Families All
On the Assault of James Cone & Black Liberation Theology, Malcolm Foley
A Liberating Spirit - Center of Action and Contemplation
Quote:"…[Christian theology’s] sole reason for existence is to put into ordered speech the meaning of God’s activity in the world, so that the community of the oppressed will recognize that its inner thrust for liberation is not only consistent with the gospel but is the gospel of Jesus Christ." James Cone
"Black Theology: How African Americans Engage with the Biblical Text" - Dr. Rodney Sadler [bio] (recording of class)
Religion & Violence - interview with James Cone
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" Performance by Alicia Keys w/Narration by Anothny Mackie
Choose a biblical passage and read it through the eyes of someone who has been oppressed. How does this passage call you to respond?
"Listening to Our Neighbors: The Joy and Promises of Black Preaching" - Dr. Andrew Scales [bio] (recording of class)
Black Liberation Theology - Dr. Dwight Hopkins
The Black Church - PBS 2/16 and 2/23- Documentary with Henry Louis Gates
OTHER RESOURCES FOR ANTI-RACISM WORK
Take some time to see, read and hear through the words of African Americans.
Engage in conversation at the Racial Equity Town Hall with Dr. Eddie Moore Feb. 23 @8:30am-12:30pm
Sign up for 28 Days of Black History
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