Black Womanist Resistance in Context

June 8, 2015

“The rich tradition of black women’s Christian resistance notwithstanding, the reality is that male lives and male bodies have historically been valued more than women’s lives and women’s bodies, and yet we find black women, now as then, who are progenitors, mobilizers, and sustainers of the contemporary movement for black freedom. As was the case with the civil rights movement of the 20th century and the calls for abolition in the 18th and 19th centuries, black women continue to shape and articulate the significance of the contemporary movement for black lives.”

Read the article by Eboni Marshall Turman in Duke Divinity School’s Divinity Magazine.

posted by Marg Herder

Lē Isaac Weaver
Lē Weaver identifies as a non-binary writer, musician, and feminist spiritual seeker. Their work draws attention to: the ongoing trauma experienced by women and LGBTQIA people in this “Christian” society; Christ/Sophia’s desire that each of us move deeper into our own practice of non-violence; and the desperate need to move away from an androcentric conception of God.


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