Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 8

Many of us have heard that domestic and sexual violence have escalated during COVID leaving the abused with little access to support. Please join us in supporting the new podcast, Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 8 entitled, "Burden & Responsibility of Citizenship: If it Wasn't for the Women." The conversations are presented via the phenomenal … Continue reading Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 8

Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 7

The conversations are presented via the phenomenal Prof. Mitzi Smith who is well known to the Misogynoir to Mishpat supporters for her powerful critiques of Biblical text! Please join us in listening to this Episode 7 of Beyond the Womanist Classroom (BTWC). This episode, "Women, Sexual Violence, and Power" Part 1 is relevant as the … Continue reading Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 7

Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 6

Please join us in listening to this Episode 6 of Beyond the Womanist Classroom (BTWC). The fabulous Prof. Mitzi Smith is the moderator who poses questions about daily life through the lens of a Biblical scholar. This episode, "Conversation with Dr. Michael Newheart about Bible as Testimony" is relevant as many are now listening to … Continue reading Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 6

Mentoring Cafe: Mentorship or Sponsorship

Microsoft Stock Photo M2M is evaluating various aspects of mentorship which will be beneficial. We are including the TedTalk from Carla Harris, VC & Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, provides keen insight into mentorship by expanding the discourse in ways you might find helpful. In her TedTalk, "How to Find the Right Person Who Can … Continue reading Mentoring Cafe: Mentorship or Sponsorship

Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 5

Season 1, Episode 5 Please join us in celebrating and supporting the new podcast, Beyond the Womanist Classroom. The host, Prof. Mitzi Smith, provides regular episodes where she explores various practical issues through an accessible, scholarly lens. https://youtu.be/vNj179LhlP8 Please invite your students and even people at your place of worship to listen. She wants to … Continue reading Beyond the Womanist Classroom, Episode 5

Windsor’s Black Mecca

Liberationist work in Religious Academia relies upon previously overlooked sources including archival work. Please notice the reposted initation to the event by the Amherstburg Freedom Mueum. This type of study may be of particular interest in Christian Ethics. The event features "Windsor's Black Mecca: Recovering the Stories of the McDougall Street Corridor" on Sept 8th. … Continue reading Windsor’s Black Mecca

Bryan Stevenson, TED Talk 2012

These insights are really helpful!

Misogynoir to Mishpat Research Network

If the character of society is not measured by its wealth but by the treatment of the poor, then what type of character are we displaying for future generations in this moment?

Bryan Stevenson, lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), said, “We won’t be judged by our intellect and reason. Ultimately, you judge the character of society, not by how they treat the rich, and the privileged and the wealthy, but by how they treat the poor, the condemned, the incarcerated. Because, it’s in that nexus that we actually begin to understand truly profound things about who we are.”

The question for religious leaders today is, who are we? Whether you are a parish leader, a Theologian or Religious scholar, who are you, and how do you treat the most vulnerable today? As Christian Theologians, we do not choose to either “do theology” or “do justice.” Rather…

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