Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Breaking White Supremacy: The Black Social Gospel as New Abolitionism

Gary Dorrien
Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary
Professor of Religion at Columbia University

April 18, 2017
Grawemeyer Lecture

Dorrien discusses how the Black Social Gospel became an important tradition of religious thought and resistance, helping to create an alternative public sphere of excluded voices, and providing the intellectual underpinnings of the civil rights movement.  Listen to the lecture.