After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Theological Education between the Times) pdf


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    After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Theological Education between the Times) pdf Critical Race theory is nonsensical and full of circular logic This book has some interesting poetry but overall adds nothing of value to the discussion It always amazes me when a writer begins with The academy is so racist and white that is why I a black man am an academic dean of a college Yep sounds racist to me

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Download È After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Theological Education between the Times) 102 Willie James Jennings ¿ 2 Characters Download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Willie James Jennings At Jennings calls erotic soulswithin ourselveserotic in the sense that denotes the power and energy of authentic connection with God and our fellow human beings After Whitenessis for anyone who has ever uestioned why theological education still matters It is a call for Christian intellectuals to exchange isolation for intimacy and embrace their place in the crowdjust like the crowd that followed Jesus and experienced his miracles It is part memoir part decolonial analysis and part poetrya multimodal discourse that deliberately transgresses boundaries as Jennings hopes theological education will do to. Critical Race theory is nonsensical and full of circular logic This book has some interesting poetry but overall adds nothing of value to the discussion It always amazes me when a writer begins with The academy is so racist and white that is why I a black man am an academic dean of a college Yep sounds racist to me

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After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Theological Education between the Times)

Download È After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Theological Education between the Times) 102 Willie James Jennings ¿ 2 Characters Download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Willie James Jennings On forming people who form communionTheological education has always been about formation first of people then of communities then of the world If we continue to promote whiteness and its related ideas of masculinity and individualism in our educational work it will remain diseased and thwart our efforts to heal the church and the world But if theological education aims to form people who can gather others together through border crossing pluralism and God drenched communion we can begin to cultivate the radical belonging that is at the heart of Gods transformative workIn this inaugural volume of the. A mind blowing examination of the current state of theological education Dr Jennings s observations however are applicable to all of academia today and not only the study of religion and theology He uses the full range of his voice speaking in tones academic and poetic with notes of creative nonfiction to express the problems of a fully entrenched archaic system as well as the hope and love of a heart that believes deep change is possible It is his hope that will stay with me as I take on new endeavors Thank you Dr Jennings for this brave and beautiful work

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Download È After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Theological Education between the Times) 102 Willie James Jennings ¿ 2 Characters Download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Willie James Jennings Theological Education between the Times series Willie James Jennings shares the insights gained from his extensive experience in theological education most notably as the dean of a major universitys divinity schoolwhere he remains one of the only African Americans to have ever served in that role He reflects on the distortions hidden in plain sight within the world of education but holds onto abundant hope for what theological education can be and how it can position itself at the front of a massive cultural shift away from white Western cultural hegemony This must happen through the formation of wh. Wow This is an amazing book taking on all the sacred cows in the world of seminary education He speaks as one who has been there and gives us insight through many stories of discrimination that he experienced first hand He doesn t even exempt himself from punishing criticism His call for change ought to reverberate through the halls of all discipleship and seminary programs Jennings attacks Eurocentrism and intellectualism in theological education saying its corresponding White self sufficient male role model of the ideal theologian is not correct Theologians in cultures around the world need not start with historical theology and build upon academics primarily from Europe They can start anew with Biblical theologies that apply to their culture and address their own issues Way too many brilliant theology students from diverse cultures some with knowledge of five Asian andor African languages have been berated by theologians and told to drop out of seminary because they could not write in precise English German andor French Students from collective societies ought not to receive derision because they like to accomplish things with the body of Christ instead of by themselves Seminaries have become places where people are taught but rarely are they allowed to reflect on their own cultural experience People who have experienced the horrors of life and yet still cling to God have much to inform academia and the Church Native Americans generally avoid seminaries because theological schools don t allow Natives to reflect on their own theology Africans are unable to see the beauty and intelligence in their continent since teachers tell their students that European thought has formed the apex of theology Anything Africans do well Americans and Europeans copy and claim it as their own Interestingly tradition has become so important that academics think anyone who has not adopted a church tradition does not understand who they are More practical professors are pigeon holed as not serious scholars by the intellectual hierarchy Women professors at male seminaries and Asian and Black professors at predominately White seminaries have to fight to be taken seriously When they are beat down enough they start going through the motions of teaching while avoiding painful interactions African American teachers are forced to defend institutional racism that does not acknowledge or incorporate African American scholarship in its readings or deal with the issues their communities face Some Black professors try their best to emulate the white self sufficient slave holder to gain favor with other academics Academic institutions recognize three kinds of power intellectual ability celebrity and ability to generate money Cultural diversity is way down the list Theological education has become a business without relationship Most theological lectures do not allow students to ask uestions or reflect using their own experience Jennings answer to these issues is communion of building life together in their own way not guided by the power of Whiteness or European colonialism Dialoging together sharing hopes and dreams and hearing the Words of a redeeming God

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