Power and Privilege: A Theology and the Science of Change

This course explores the biblical, theological, social, psychological, spiritual, and physical impact of racism, xenophobia, sexism, classism, and homophobia on American society.

This course, taught by Beth Tanner at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, explores the biblical, theological, social, psychological, spiritual, and physical impact of racism, xenophobia, sexism, classism, and homophobia on American society, with an earnest focus on pastoral and ministerial leadership and intervention around these critical matters. It surveys biblical responses to racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, etc. Also, the course engages in self-reflection as the process of demonstrating a practice of self-examination and self-evaluation around issues of race and racism, sexism, and gender identity.

Seminary: New Brunswick Theological Seminary
Keywords: racism, xenophobia, sexism, classism,  homophobia, spirituality, psychology, health, wellbeing

Power and Privilege A Theology and Science of Change

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