Unity in Diversity: Faculty in the Public Square

Through programming and coursework, The King’s College seeks to cultivate an environment where students, faculty, and staff approach one another’s differences with charity and understanding, and in faculty are regularly speaking and writing on adjacent ideas. Below is a selection of relevant faculty work.

Select Lectures and Events

Dr. Eugene F. Rivers III on “MLK’s Legacy and the Task of Reconciliation”

Overcriminalization and Mass Incarceration

David M. Bailey on “Redefining the ‘We’ in ‘We the People’”

Overcriminalization and Violence

Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers on “The History of the Black Church”

Serpent in the Garden: Christian Perspectives on Race Relations in America

Dr. Vince Bantu on “What Hope Christian History in Africa Offers to Race Relations in America today”

Dr. David D. Daniels on “Prelude to a Post-Racist Future: African Christians in Europe and Africa before 1700”

Lisa Fields on “Reclaiming Christianity: Connecting to Its African Roots”

Jerry Mitchell on “Race Against Time”

Political Violence in American History

Dr. Lucas Morel on “Frederick Douglass and the Making of an American”

Select Writing and Speaking

“Black Lives Matter and the Church: An Interview”
Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III and Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers in Plough

“PODCAST | Racial Reconciliation In Academia And The Church”
Dr. David Tubbs & Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers at Vanderbloemen

“Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement for This Election Day and Beyond”
Dr. David Tubbs and Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III at Religion Unplugged

“A Christian Response to Injustice”
Dr. Jacqueline C. Rivers at Religion Unplugged

“Black History Month Should Engage All Americans”
Dr. David Tubbs at Vanderbloemen

The Rare Biosphere
Written by Chris Cragin Day. Developmental History: Luna Stage New Moon Festival December 11, 2017; The Sheen Center reading, 2018; Baylor University reading, 2018; Sea Dog Theater, NYC developmental production April 2019.

“Judas and the Black Messiah is already one of 2021’s best movies”
Alissa Wilkinson at Vox

“Minari and the bittersweet promise of America”
Alissa Wilkinson at Vox

“How the FBI’s surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr. was bolstered by Hollywood”
Alissa Wilkinson at Vox

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom gives Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman a stunning showcase”
Alissa Wilkinson at Vox

Why Black Lives Matter
Dr. Anthony Bradley, published by Cascade, 2020

Ending Overcriminalization and Mass Incarceration
Dr. Anthony Bradley, published by Cambridge University Press, 2018

Black Scholars In White Space
Dr. Anthony Bradley, published by Pickwick Publications, 2015

Aliens In The Promised Land
Dr. Anthony Bradley, published by P & R Publishing, 2013

Black and Tired
Dr. Anthony Bradley, published by Wipf and Stock, 2011

Liberating Black Theology
Dr. Anthony Bradley, published by Crossway, 2010)