Chi and Sophia: Saving Creation and Each Other

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I attended the COP20 meeting in Peru as part of the World Council of Churches delegation.

One important climate change event was held at Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, in Lima Peru, where Dr. Jeffrey Sachs (director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University) was the plenary speaker.

At the University, I presented a paper, “Chi and Sophia: Saving Creation and Each Other.”   Continue reading

Pope Francis Reminds the World To Care About Poverty

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SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA - JULY 09:  Pope Francis greets the attendees of a conference as part of the II Meeting of People's Movements on July 09, 2015 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. (Photo by Amanecer Tedesqui/LatinContent/Getty Images)

SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA – JULY 09: Pope Francis greets the attendees of a conference as part of the II Meeting of People’s Movements on July 09, 2015 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. (Photo by Amanecer Tedesqui/LatinContent/Getty Images)

This is my new piece on the Pope, “Pope Francis Reminds the World to Care About Poverty,” co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson for TIME!

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Below is an excerpt of the TIME piece. For the full article, please click here.

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“Embracing the Other” Interview for Hatchery with Tripp Fuller

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embracing the otherPlease join my LIVE interview on the Hatchery on Monday, July 20th at 2-2:30 p.m. EST. 

Tripp Fuller will interview me and we will discuss my forthcoming book, Embracing the Other (Eerdmans 2015).

Embracing the Other will be released September 30, 2015.

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Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love

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embracing the otherMy new forthcoming book, “Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love” (Eerdmans) will be released September 30, 2015.

It is part of the “Prophetic Christianity” Series. Series editors: Drs. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Bruce Ellis Benson & Malinda Elizabeth Berry.

 

 

Today is my 20th Anniversary.

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Keep Hope Alive: The Confederate Flag

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flag1I am on “Keep Hope Alive” right now. Please Join in.

Read “The Confederate Flag” co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson and myself.

Below is a repost of Keep Hope Alive Radio announcement:

On KEEP HOPE ALIVE with REV. JESSE JACKSON Radio Show NOW
Let’s talk about the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina Statehouse where it has waved and stood guard since 1961—in the midst of the rising tide of the Civil Rights Movement…

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Across Generations: “What is the importance of feminist and womanist work in religious and theological studies?

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Dr. Kate Ott and myself are the co-editors of FiR. We are pleased to present a series of short video clips of Feminist Scholars, Theologians and Writers.

Below is  Part 4 of the series. The entire series is posted on Youtube under FSR Inc.

 

Across Generations: “What is the importance of feminist and womanist work in religious and theological studies?”

Mary E. Hunt, Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Susan Thistlethwaite, James Hoke and Eric Thomas (Part 4)

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The Confederate Flag and the Fight to End Racism

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flagHere is my latest Huffington Post “The Confederate Flag and the Fight to End Racism”. This piece was co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson. Feel free to share…..

It is reposted on FSR. Please check out other interesting posts on FSR such as Kate Ott’s “Racism, Reconciliation, Reparations”.

In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack on June 17, 2015 at Emanuel African Methodist Continue reading

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