Fall Reading

You would think that I would be reading a whole lot more, given that I have so much discretionary time! I want to share what’s on tap for me in the next few weeks. I have started all but one of the books, and am close to finishing the first one! Hunger for Hope: Prophetic … More Fall Reading

Contemporary African American Women Theologians (Part 2 of 2)

This post continues yesterday’s post. I would recommend you read that one first to get the context for this one. Note. In yesterday’s post, I made an incorrect assumption in calling all these theologians womanists. I do not know if they identify their work as womanist approaches. Nor am I sure that this term is … More Contemporary African American Women Theologians (Part 2 of 2)

Contemporary Womanist Theologians (Part 1 of 2)

I have felt helpless in the past few weeks as I watched the #BlackLikeMe protests re-ignite our passions for equality and flourishing lives for all. I am not an activist, though I often feel guilty about not taking to the streets in solidarity with others. I stopped watching the news because the stories are being … More Contemporary Womanist Theologians (Part 1 of 2)

Books To Begin A Dialogue about Racism

We often do not know how to begin a dialogue about racism in our church and civic communities. Today, in the information about #Strike4BlackLives! #ShutDownSTEM and #ShutDownAcademia, these books were recommended for those of us who are just beginning to take part in dialogues about racism. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist … More Books To Begin A Dialogue about Racism

Summer Reading List

My summer reading began early this year. In recent posts, I shared some of the books that inspired me. Now, I am compiling my next round of reading. Of these, one I finished this week, two I expect in today’s mail, one is on a waiting list with the bookstore, and one I will order … More Summer Reading List

Challenging Ourselves

In these days of isolation (whether chosen or imposed), it is tempting to give up our routines and self-discipline in favor of comfort foods and comforting re-runs on television. Instead, it may be more helpful (and healthful) to adjust our routines in order to take better care of ourselves, our family, our neighbors, and our … More Challenging Ourselves