Aug 16, 2022  
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BBCL 521 - African American Movers: The Universe Bends Toward Justice

1.5 credits
In his book The Universe Bends Toward Justice: Radical Reflections on the Bible, The Church, and the Body Politic Obery M. Hendricks Jr. offers a trenchant critique of U.S.  Christianity and society while discussing politics, economics, and especially the African American Church. We will read one chapter a week and juxtapose each one with the work of an  African American thinker and advocate for racial justice in the U.S. Thinkers such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Howard Thurman, Monica Coleman, and Love Sechrest join with activists such as Lucy Allen, Lee Archer,Rev. Willie Barrow, James Cameron and Dorothy Height among others. Pass/Fail. All masters levels. No PhD or DMin.



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