Podcast For a Just World invites listers to engage complex realities grounded in faith and considers what it means to build a just world for all. The weekly podcast includes a regular segment, "reading the story of God in the streets," reflecting on lectionary readings, weekly news and updates from Justice and Witness Ministries. Weekly guests include artists, activists, ministers and people along the way. PFJW is hosted by Tracy Howe Wispelwey, Minister for Congregational and Community Engagement for the United Church of Christ National Ministries.
Lent 6, Sacred Conversations To End Racism, European Voices
In this final episode of the second series on Sacred Conversations To End Racism, Rev. Dr. Elaine Robinson, Dr. Phil Snyder and Rev. Seth Wispelwey join Rev. Dr. Velda Love and Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey in an important conversation on restoring cultural narratives for people designated white and why "white culture" erases it.
Lent 5, Sacred Conversations To End Racism, Asian Voices
Dr. David Kyuman Kim, Professor of Religious and American Studies at Connecticut College joins Rev. Dr. Velda Love and Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey reflecting on the immigrants who benefitted from the Civil Rights Movement, and how to open the possibility of previously untold stories to be heard.
Lent 4, Sacred Conversations To End Racism, Cultural Voices
Rev. Nayiri Karjian, Dr. Deenabandhu Manchala, and Dr. Peter Makara join Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey and Rev. Dr. Velda Love to discuss the restorative hope of Lent and justice in the aftermath of colonialism and fragmented identity. Voices come from Armenia, Syria, Egypt, India and the U.S.
Lent 3, Sacred Conversations To End Racism, Afro Caribbean Voices
Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson, Dr. Carol B. Duncan and Rev. Michael Blair join Rev. Dr. Velda Love and Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey in a dynamic conversation about identity, culture and the aftermath of colonialism. This community of Afro Caribbean voices discuss traditional religions, reparations and more in our common quest to end racism and become more human.
Lent 2, Sacred Conversations To End Racism, Latinx Voices
Dr. Miguel De La Torre and Rev Rhina Ramos join Rev. Dr. Velda Love and Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey, exploring Latinx identity, cultural narratives and how both individuals and communities of faith can move towards liberation.
Lent 1, Sacred Conversations To End Racism, Native Voices
Co-hosted by Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey and Rev. Dr. Velda Love, this episode features native voices and a complex conversation around identity in an empire still unrepentant of the violence and cultural genocide committed against native peoples. Edgar Villanueva, Lumbi member and author of "Decolonizing Wealth" joins Elona Street-Stewart, Delaware-Nanticoke member and Synod Executive for the Synod of Lakes and Prairies of the PC(USA).
This is very well done
It is a meditative time to sit in stillness and listen to the podcast. It is educational as it connects me more fully inot ministries I love and support. I uses parts incorporated into my sermon to help educate my congregration. thank you
This was a stirring piece of work: spirituality and justice combine in remarkable fashion. If you are looking to broaden your faith and let it be more than mere sentimentality, you will be inspired by this podcast. If you want your justice commitments to be grounded in spiritual disciplines and practices - you will also find this enriching.