In conjunction with the HDS Committee on Racial Justice and Healing and in cooperation with the courses "Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion" (T&M) and "Introduction to Ministry Studies" (IMS), Professors David Holland and Matthew Potts hosted a two-part series of community conversations on issues of white supremacy and anti-blackness in the study of ministry and religion.
On September 2, Professor Potts, Associate Professor of Religion and Literature and of Ministry Studies, moderated a discussion on white supremacy in the study and practice of ministry.
This online event to honor and recognize the HDS Class of 2020 took place May 28 and featured remarks from Dean David N. Hempton, the HDS Class of 2020 Student Speaker Ashley Lipscomb, a reading of the graduates names, and the sharing of well wishes, treasured memories, and more. Closing piano accompaniment is by Christopher Hossfeld, director of music and ritual at HDS.... Read more about Video: 2020 Virtual Diploma Awarding Ceremony
On March 12, 2020, Monique Moultrie (Georgia State University), Visiting Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and African American Religions, gave the lecture, “Hidden Histories: Faith as a Site of Black Lesbian Activism."
The fourth annual Black Religion, Spirituality, and Culture Conference was held February 28, 2020. This year's theme was Black Womxn at the Center, highlighting Black womxn doing praxis-driven work in academia, ministry, and the arts, all broadly-defined, and acknowledging self-identified womanists or Black feminists doing work that centers folks at the margins.... Read more about Video: Fourth Annual Black Religion, Spirituality, and Culture Conference