How Harriet Jacobs Reclaimed the Broken Body: Black Suffering, Black Redemption

By CL Nash, PhD / July 5 2021 ​https://www.cbeinternational.org/resource/article/mutuality-blog-magazine/how-harriet-jacobs-reclaimed-broken-body-black-suffering There is something about “brokenness” which allows us to open our eyes and see God’s express revelation differently. Though we frequently herald historical women and men as exceptional, it is their brokenness which really allows us to relate to them. Such is the case with Linda Brent. … Continue reading How Harriet Jacobs Reclaimed the Broken Body: Black Suffering, Black Redemption

M2M Proudly Presents the Second Installment in the Decolonizing God Seminar Series

Speaker: Professor Rosetta Ross, Spelman College, USA Title: Decolonizing God: Theoretical Insights Into African American Religion and Black Women’s Activism When: September 20, 2021, 6-7 p.m. BST (London's Time Zone) Abstract:  Using Darlene Clark Hine's theory of "dissemblance" and Charles Long's analysis of "the religious element" in African American religions, the lecture argues that a defining feature … Continue reading M2M Proudly Presents the Second Installment in the Decolonizing God Seminar Series

Professor Rosetta Ross

Dr. Rosetta E. Ross, an ordained United Methodist Elder, is professor of religion at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She pioneered womanist scholarship analyzing religious dimensions of Black women’s Civil Rights activism with her book Witnessing and Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights. Recently, Ross founded the biennial peer-reviewed journal Black Women and Religious … Continue reading Professor Rosetta Ross

Inaugural Seminar for Series: Decolonizing God

Decolonizing God: African Women's Epistemic Challenges to Patriarchal Jesus Speaker: Professor Esther Mombo   Our inaugural seminar was in May 2021. Our thanks to Professor Esther Mombo for generously sharing her scholarship and insights on this topic. Abstract African women are decolonizing God through their epistemic strengths of not only surviving disease, but examining solutions that … Continue reading Inaugural Seminar for Series: Decolonizing God

Introducing: Black Women and Religious Cultures Journal

The Black Women and Religious Cultures Journal publishes peer reviewed, interdisciplinary scholarship on Black women's intersectional realities in religions and spiritualities of local, national, and transnational contexts. BW&RC welcomes work by and about Black women of any generation and identity, from any geographic region of Africa and the African Diaspora.  https://www.blackwomenandreligiouscultures.com/submissions.  Contact us at: bwandrc@blackwomenandreligiouscultures.com.