Kelly Brown Douglas, wonderful womanist hope and the renewed imagination
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A Tent Talks first. Listen and lean in, as we are joined by the ground-breaking womanist theologian - the Very Reverend Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas. She is in conversation with our previous tent talk guest and theologian, Dr Selina Stone, and our host Reverend Natasha Beckles. They engage in a rare, rich transatlantic conversation exploring eschatology, church and the scars of Christ.
The Very Reverend Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas serves as the Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (https://utsnyc.edu/eds) and the Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology at Union. She also is Canon Theologian at the Washington National Cathedral and Theologian in Residence at Trinity Church Wall Street. Dean Kelly's latest book is Resurrection Hope: A Future Where Black Lives Matter (November 2021, Orbis Books), She is the author of many articles and books, including Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God, and Sexuality and the Black Church:A Womanist Perspective. You can find her on social media at: @DeanKBD on Twitter and @EDSatUnion on Facebook.
Dr Selina Stone is Tutor and Lecturer in Theology at St Mellitus College in London and a research consultant. Her PhD completed in 2021 at the University of Birmingham focussed on Pneumatology, Pentecostalism and Social Justice.
Revd Natasha Beckles is an Anglican priest in the Church of England, who has a background in educational leadership, safeguarding and inclusion. Natasha is curate at St Martin's Gospel Oak, London who has been commissioned to work part-time for London Diocese' Compassionate Communities team, developing and resourcing the mission, partnership working and outreach specifically on the issue of Serious Youth Violence & Contextual Safeguarding. Find her on Instagram at: @natashabeloved
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