Isaac Cuevas, Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, Salam Al-Marayati, and Nancy Yuen discuss responses to the immigration crisis from interfaith and interdisciplinary perspectives in this panel discussion moderated by Alexia Salvatierra.
In his lecture “Borders: Citizenship in California,” Jason Sexton, visiting research scholar at the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, surveys California’s—and LA’s—history of shifting borders and invasive violence, and asks what belonging and citizenship mean in such a place.
In response to Jason Sexton’s lecture “Borders: Citizenship in California,” Andrea Smith, professor of ethnic studies at UC Riverside, discusses indigenous sovereignty and our responsibility to the land, while drawing lessons from the Old Testament.
In response to Darren Dochuk’s lecture “Errands in the Wilderness,” Robert Chao Romero, associate professor of Chicana/o and Central American studies at UCLA, explores the history of Latino protestant communities in Los Angeles and the churches, institutions, and theologies that arose from them.
Lee de Leon, Hyepin Im, and Kelvin Sauls discuss their work and various experiences with migrant communities in LA in this panel discussion moderated by Alexia Salvatierra.
At Fuller’s 2020 Missiology Lectures, scholars took a deep dive into Los Angeles’s unique history and culture to explore wider issues of migration, transnationalism, and interfaith engagement through a missiological perspective.
Martin Accad, affiliate associate professor of Islamic Studies, lecture on the impact of generalizations about Islam on public discourse
A Missiology Lectures panel of Muslim respondents reflect on the complexities of navigating religious identity