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Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Valerie Cooper, associate professor of religion and society and Black church studies at Duke Divinity School, unveils the forces that maintain segregation in the American evangelical church, arguing that many initiatives that declare themselves to be defenses of “theological orthodoxy,” biblicism, or conservative values are really means of preventing racial integration.

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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