Within Religious Academia, decoloniality must disrupt taken for granted knowledge production in terms of how we define knowledge and preferred thinkers.
I gathered you as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings. (II Esdras 1:30) “May the Lord reward you for your deeds, and may you have a full reward from the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come for refuge!” (Ruth 2:12, NRSV) As the former national adviser to the … Continue reading Sheltering Under the Wings
For the past thirty years, many African American women as theologians, ethicists, and Bible scholars have consistently used a womanist interpretation, which we call our “hermeneutic” (a method for reading and studying the Bible or theology), to engage the intersection of race and ethnicity, gender, religion, and class. Such engagement is grounded in communal affirmation, … Continue reading “She Is in Bitter Distress”: A Womanist Ethic of Advocacy