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Jun 1, 2018, 2:32 PM
This book was transformational. Here is my summary. Replacing Israel with Christians as the people of God (a doctrine called supersessionism) created a hole in the theological imagination that Europeans were able to fill with themselves. Moving on...
May 1, 2018, 2:05 PM
You will like or appreciate different books and resources in a different order than I did. I started with The New Jim Crow, and it was so different from anything that I had been told or taught that it took me a long time to read it. That is probably more a factor of my past than of the book itself. I mention it, though, because if you, in the course of reading or watching or listening, find your beliefs being challenged, I want to encourage you...
Dec 18, 2017, 2:05 PM
Review of St. Clair, Raquel A. Call and Consequences: A Womanist Reading of Mark. Minneapolis, Minn: Fortress Press, 2008. The person of Jesus is of great importance to many African American women. He reveals God, and is a co-sufferer
Jun 1, 2017, 1:41 PM
I have been looking forward to reading Cynthia Long Westfall’s latest book, Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s Vision for Men and Women in Christ since it came out last year. It is a meaty book (315 pages), that digs into Greek words and ancient cultures (Roman, Greek, and Jewish), and I decided...