Anthea Butler is an associate professor and graduate chair of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Arts & CultureBooks
James Cone's autobiography shows that theology does not arrive out of a sterile doctrinal laboratory but from the pains, sufferings and triumphs of the people of God.
Arts & CultureLast Take
In the patriarchal spaces of the music world as well as the church world, Aretha Franklin demanded respect for her talents and her work.
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Black women cannot be expected to continue to save white people from the poor choices they make.