A Movement with a Theology: Churches Take Many Paths to Address Black Lives Matter, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Spring/Summer 2017

By: David J. Smith, July 31, 2017

My friend and Religion News Reporter Adelle Banks recently published a piece in the Harvard Divinity Bulletin looking at the role of the black church in the Black Lives Matter movement.  The piece is based on a panel she was part of at Harvard Divinity School this past December.

She writes: “Just because the church has not been in the lead does not mean the Black Lives Matter movement is free of religion or spirituality.”

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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