Fannie Lou Hamer’s exquisite character traits are what made her such a leader in the civil rights movement. She was a strong woman who had courage and bravery that was unmatched, Mills writes on pg. 218, “she supported her convictions with every ounce of energy that she had, and my God, that women had some […]
One thing this class has made clear to me is that race is real. I’m not saying it’s real in any scientific or biological way, but real in the sense that people have different experiences in the United States, on account of their race. Thus, when thinking about effective and biblical ministry, it needs to […]
There are so many topics worthy of reflection swirling in my head, but I want to focus on the black/white paradigm and the way this interacts with Asian Americans. This way of thinking has led to much ignorance of Asian American issues and silencing of those who have tried to share their experiences. The black/white […]
Faith and family. Is there anything more sacred or valuable than these two? If there is any innocence in the world, it would be found in children. If there is anything holy, it is the God who made us. The idea that our children’s innocence or our faith is being exploited or corrupted seems to […]
History has a way of reflecting the interests and assumptions of those who write it. All the great things we love and cherish had to originate somewhere, and coincidentally we trace their origins to our own ancestors. To combat the narrative in the West that Christianity was founded primarily around Rome by white Greeks, Oden […]
This paper will begin with a summary of God of the Oppressed, followed by two theological positions I want to analyze deeper, my critiques of those positions, and ending with a summary of what I hope will be the main takeaways. This paper acknowledges Cone’s insights on how context influences our theology and how God’s […]
Introduction Africa has spent ages wrestling with and contextualizing scripture. It has been aware of the liberating spirit of the Holy Spirit for centuries. This spirit was in dire need in South Africa during apartheid. There was a vast amount of resistance to apartheid that came from various Christian communities. Two questions I will […]
Let’s explore the Asian American experience in relation to health care.