"Why We Can't Wait" : Racism and the Church


Pages: 248

Binding: Softcover

"Why We Can't Wait" : Racism and the Church

By: Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Tracy Sayuki Tiemeier and Elisabeth T. Vasko
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Annual Volume #68 of the College Theology Society will be on the theme of racism and the church, incorporating approximately fifteen essays drawn from presentations given at the spring 2022 conference at the University of Detroit-Mercy in Detroit, Michigan. The most prominent essays will come from the plenary speakers: Emilie Townes (Vanderbilt Divinity School); Simon Mary Aihiokhai (University of Portland); Karen Enriquez (Loyola Marymount University); Karen Teel (University of San Diego); Shawnee Daniels-Sykes (Mount Mary University); Cecilia Moore (University of Dayton); Melissa Pagán (Mount Saint Mary’s University); Antonio Eduardo Alonso (Emory University); and Kim Harris (Loyola Marymount University).

Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos is assistant to the president for mission integration at the University of Detroit-Mercy. She was an associate professor in the theology and religious studies department at Seattle University for 15 years. She was the inaugural director of the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture and held the Malcolm and Mari Stamper Endowed Chair in Catholic Intellectual and Cultural Traditions. In addition, she directed the Catholic Studies Program in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Tracy Sayuki Tiemeier is associate professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. She specializes in Asian/Asian American theology, comparative theology, feminist theology, Hindu-Christian studies, and interreligious dialogue.

Elisabeth T. Vasko is associate professor of theology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and author of Beyond Apathy: A Theology for Bystanders (Fortress 2015). As a scholar and an educator, she is passionate about empowering people of faith to work for social change. Prior to working in higher education, she served as a youth and young adult minister in Chicago.


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