We must find ways to deepen our particularities and also transcend them as we search together for a community that recognizes the identity of all people. We must find a universalism that has all our names on it. Love builds community that recognizes the humanity of all. That's what the gospel means. —Dr. James Hal Cone During my first semester of seminary I was awe struck. My biggest class was Introduction to Theology with Dr. James Cone. Each week I sat in the front and just
It's taken me a day to sit with it and feel all the feels but I'm super excited to announce that I have been awarded the Forum for Theological Exploration's Fellowship for Latino/a, Asian, and Native American Doctoral Students. I'm excited to join this incredible group of scholars of color and, more deeply, this legacy of ancestors and elders pouring into the next generation of academics and educators. As such, for me this isn't just about me and my work but about all the peo
On April 4 join Dr. Teresa Delgado, Rev. Canon Dr. Altagracia Perez-Bullard, Stephanie Quintana Martínez, and myself as we discuss Puerto Rico, Latinx history and present, and what it means for communities en la lucha to claim our own freedom.
Sponsored by: Union Theological Seminary Event Info: utsnyc.edu/event/puerto-rico-and-beyond/ #PuertoRico #UnionTheologicalSeminary #ProphesyFreedom #Latinx #Theology #History
Two years ago at the Hispanic Summer Program I took Dr. Teresa Delgado's course on social movements and I was captivated by her approach to learning. As a professor she centered story, experience, and community as the place from which we do critical academic inquiry. How you felt was just as important and valid as what you thought. And Dr. Delgado always pushed us to see our learning as a privilege that *had* to propel us to action en conjunto. As a first year Master’s studen