+ Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, academic dean and vice president of education at Esperanza College of Eastern University, discusses the professionalism of the church and theological education as expressions of racism and broken praxis, in particular through their roots in mission efforts in 19th-century Latin America.
The Fuller Missiology Lectures is an annual conference held by the School of Intercultural Studies. Its 2017 theme, “Race, Theology, and Mission,” considered the issue of race through a multicultural lens. Discussions aimed to develop historical, theological, interdisciplinary, and missiological approaches to race that can interrogate conventional thinking about ethnoracialism, colorism, and hierarchicalism (in its various manifestations across gender, economic, and class lines), even while revitalizing Christian witness and practices of racial justice, reconciliation, and peace in the present time.
Listen to a response from Lisseth Rojas-Flores, associate professor of marriage and family therapy: