Dean Greg Sterling’s year-end update on DEIB and anti-racism efforts underway at YDS.
Inclusion and exclusion in the New Testament and beyond: An interview with Prof. Yii-Jan Lin
Statement by Dean Greg Sterling on the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. (Photo: Associated Press)
“I’m Buildin’ Me a Home.” An exhibit on the history of Black churches curated by Jathan Martin ‘21 M.Div.
“The Quest for a Just World.” A Yale Alumni Association panel discussion featuring YDS alumnae Kaji Douša ’06 M.Div. and Rahiel Tesfamariam ‘09 M.Div.
“Jordan, City Launch Black Church Project.” Article on efforts by the Rev. Jerry Streets ‘75 M.Div. and partners to provide church-based addiction treatment options in New Haven.
“Working on the dream”: A profile of the Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson ’90 M.A.R.
“Confronting whiteness in theological education”: An interview with YDS Professor Willie James Jennings by Leah Silvieus ‘21 M.A.R.
“Staying in the struggle: Rev. Will Mebane’s lifelong stand for racial equality.” USA Today profile of Will Mebane ‘06 M.Div.
“From Words to Work: Dismantling Racism”: YDS faculty panel held June 18, 2020, exploring action needed to confront and undo racism.
“How will Christians answer this moment in history?” A Sojourners commentary by Otis Moss III ‘95
“Yes, the Bible Is a Call to Social Justice.” Article in Relevant magazine by Antipas Harris ‘02 S.T.M.
Elijah Heyward ‘07 M.A.R. and the museum on ‘slavery’s Ellis Island’: A profile of the YDS alum who is Chief Operating Officer of the International African American Museum.
On the podcast series of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture at YDS, Divinity School Professor Willie Jennings reflects on his encounter with a white police officer at age 14 and theological dimensions of the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis.
Dean Greg Sterling issued the following statement on the George Floyd killing and related injustices.
“The Black Church Has Always Resisted Anti-Blackness.” A Sojourners interview with YDS Professor Eboni Marshall Turman.
“U.S. Ambassador James A. Joseph on His Lifelong Fight for Equality.” An interview with James Joseph ‘63 B.D.
“Racial Resilience: Antiracism as Spiritual Praxis,” a virtual event and a series of short video clips and interviews hosted by the Yale Youth Ministry Institute at YDS.
Yale Divinity School Dean Greg Sterling issued the following statement on Juneteenth and the persistence of racism in America.
Josh Williams ‘11 M.Div. is interviewed by Matthew Croasman ‘06 M.A.R. about “Justice Somewhere: Local Lament and Joyful Protest in New Haven” on the Yale Center for Faith & Culture podcast.
“A call for moral leadership.” Joint statement by Dean Greg Sterling and five other heads of divinity schools and seminaries including Serene Jones ‘85 M.Div.
“Seeking Wisdom in a Perfect Storm”: Andover Newton-affiliated faculty members offer their wisdom about faith community leadership in these most trying of times.
“Church’s Struggle with Racism Traces Back to First Century.” Article by Samuel Caraballo ‘13 M.Div.
“Becoming less defensive about white privilege.” Article by Peter W. Marty ‘85 M.Div.
For an extensive list of general resources related to antiracism work, visit this page at the Yale School of Medicine website.