January 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm ET
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Toward (an) Antiracist Embodiment: Connecting Spiritual Formation With Racial Identity
Building on the thirty years that they have worked together in the work of antiracism, Regina Shands Stoltzfus and Tobin Miller Shearer will draw on the deep spiritual traditions of the world’s religions to connect spiritual formation with racial identity. Integrating personal stories, reflections on antiracist spirituality, and input on issues of racialized internalization, the seminar will also include input on resiliency, whiteness, and sustainable work across racial lines. Designed for those who have been at the work of dismantling racism for years or those who have just begun, the class will inspire and equip through focused reflection and discussion.
This seminar is for: Anyone engaged in racial justice work of any kind; Those seeking to expand their understanding of applied spirituality; Seekers interested in connection their spiritual work to anti-racism organizing.
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Regina Shands Stoltzfus is a professor of Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies at Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. Her courses include Race, Class and Ethnic Relations, Personal Violence and Healing, Spiritual Path of the Peacemaker, and Transforming Conflict and Violence. She is the author of two other books and a number of articles.
Tobin Miller Shearer is a professor of History and African-American History at the University of Montana, the author of more than one hundred books and articles on racism, religion, and the civil rights movement, and the director of Widerstand Consulting. Regina and Tobin are also the co-founders of the anti-racism collective, Roots of Justice.