New media and new movements—many of which are led by a new generation of women on the front lines—bolster Dr. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes’ assertion that 'if it wasn’t for the women, you wouldn’t have a church!'"
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Dr. McCorn dicusses his book, Standing On Holy Common Ground: An Africentric Ministry Approach to Prophetic Community Engagement, at KineticsLive.com Book Discussions at the American Academy of Religion.
The Black Church is an institution that emerged in rebellion against injustice perpetrated upon black bodies. How is it, then, that black women's oppression persists in black churches that espouse theological and ethical commitments to justice?
Having come this far by faith, with a renewed dedication to prophetic action and critique, Black churches are poised on the edge of a future, still too full of the provincial, but instilled with possibilities for insurgent renewal and change.