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Black Bodies and the Justice of God

This reading and book club series launch will explore the religious, spiritual and moral implications of what Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas refers to as “the sin of racism.” A reading from Dr. Douglas’ book Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God will examine the killing of young black men, not only from the lens of a renowned scholar of “womanist theology” but from that of a mother of a black adolescent son. This personal account at the intersections of Theology, Black Lives Matter, and Motherhood allows for a more personal conversation of one of the most critical moral and ethical issues of our time.

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