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September 2017

African Connection: Global Faith & Life – Dr. Dianne M. Steward

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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$40

A scholar engaged in international initiatives where she seeks to diversify the academy by helping students from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups to earn the Ph.D. degree and secure teaching positions at tertiary institutions across the United States and South Africa, Dr. Stewart’s engages listeners in conversations on global faith and life, rooted in her experience of the  African diaspora with particular emphases upon African heritage religious cultures in the Americas and the Caribbean; African religions, Black, Womanist, and Caribbean theology/ religious…

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November 2017

Black Catholics, Faith, and Hope – Dr. Diana Hayes

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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$40

An Emerita Professor of Systematic Theology in the Department of Theology at Georgetown, Dr. Hayes lives and breathes the joys, hopes, and tension of the Black Catholic existence. Her areas of specialization are Womanist Theology, Black Theology, U.S.Liberation Theologies, Contextual Theologies, Religion and Public Life, and African American and Womanist Spirituality. Her presentation involves her understanding of American Liberation Theology, Race, Class, Gender and Religion, as they intersect with what it means to be a Black Catholic of faith, appreciating…

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January 2018

Come, Taste & See: An Introduction to Black Church Studies

January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - January 27, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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$25

The Conference This conference is an opportunity to explore a pathway to academic, theological, ministerial formation and professional leadership development with black religious scholars committed to the vocation of educating transformational leaders for African American communities and communities of African American descent living in North America. Renowned scholars, authors and professors who are members of the Council of Elders or who teach in the present lectures give you a “taste” of the breadth, depth and quality of instruction offered through…

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February 2018

Black Evangelical History – Dr. A. G. Miller

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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$40

A professor with a bent toward interdisciplinary scholarship that explores traditional, modern cultural, and region-based approaches to religious studies at Oberlin University, Dr. Miller brings to bear expertise in African-American  Civil Religion, Black Fundamentalism, African-American Evangelicalism in American Culture, Pentecostalism, and the plight of at-risk youth, which means we are an at-risk church to explore significant events in Black Evangelical History and the mark this movement has made on the United States and the larger global reality in which we…

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March 2018

Women’s Empowerment: Still I Rise – Dr. Tracey Hucks

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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$25

Sankofa Women's Conference The annual Sankofa Women’s Conference is about lifting up and empowering women and providing an opportunity for both healing and spiritual development. The conference brings together women of all ages, ethnicities and social classes to share their experiences, learn from one another and heal together. We bring world-class speakers and leading voices in their fields to shine a light on different aspects of women’s issues, share their own experiences and lead spiritually-driven healing for women in all…

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April 2018

Bible, Culture, Womanist Wisdom – Rev. Dr. Mitzi J. Smith

April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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$40

Womanist and African American biblical interpretation affirms that context always matters when doing biblical interpretation. Biblical interpretation is an interested and subjective political act. How we interpret the biblical text and from what perspective matters. The perspectives of communities of color matter. Our interpretations impact how we see and (de)value ourselves and others, how we interact with our fellow human beings, and how we do ministry. The people of God are called to engage in the work of liberation and…

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