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Apr 23, 2019

Dr. Leslie Callahan, senior pastor of St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Philadelphia, observes and denounces the tendency of Christians to organize around charismatic “strong men,” which predisposes those individuals to prefer authoritarian styles of leadership. Dr. Callahan weaves together the strands of racism and patriarchy that contribute to American politics, such as the election of Donald Trump, as well as the organization of churches.

The Black Public Theology Symposium was held at Fuller in October 2018. The symposium sought to bring the Black academy and the Black church into dialogue and explore ways to distill Black theology and make it accessible to the Black church and community.

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