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Thursday, June 14 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Bible Study, Acts 15:1: Circumcising Communities of Color to Become Christian

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For all peoples of faith, a sustained commitment to building Beloved Community necessitates deep rootedness in the words of sacred scripture. Using a model of co-discernment, we’ll examine the words of the Bible through multiple lenses, with special attention on how the passages intersect with our justice work.

Acts 15:1: Circumcising Communities of Color to Become Christian
To be Christian, communities of color are frequently called to first become white. This circumcision of our own voices and cultural symbols through unquestioned adaptation of Eurocentric hymns, theology, and rituals is damning to our communities and our faith. How do Christians of color reject white Jesus and instead seek salvation?

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Rev. Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre

Iliff School of Theology
Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre, a scholar-activist, filmmaker and author of 33 published book who is Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies and a Fulbright scholar who served as 2012 President of the Society of Christian Ethics and co-founder the Society of Race, Ethnicity, and... Read More →


Thursday June 14, 2018 9:00am - 9:45am
Room 6A

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