Marcia Y. Riggs

J. Erskine Love Professor of Christian Ethics
Columbia Theological Seminary

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Throughout my twenty-five plus years of teaching I have most often declined opportunities to “team teach” (the terminology used in my institution) in the historically and predominantly white seminary I have spent the longest part of my teaching career. Why? Two primary reasons. First, I was the only full-time African ...

Why does an African American woman--a Womanist black liberationist religious ethicist-- in her right mind teach for twenty-three years in a historically white seminary in the South?  I have asked myself this question many, many times, and most of those times in prayer on my knees to a God that ...

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