Call for Papers
DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2011
6th Annual Conference
Black Religion and Spirituality (BRS) in the 21st century: Challenges and Opportunities
OCTOBER 23 - 26 2011
Michigan State University
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
The 6th Annual Conference will revisit the theme, "Black Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century: Implications for Social Justice and Community Engagement." This conference will focus on the diversity of faiths among African Americans and how they are addressing challenges and opportunities in the 21st century including emphasis on the following:
Examine the diversity of faiths in the African American community.
Examine the variety of means by which these diverse faiths are addressing challenges and opportunities in the 21st century.
Provide for a network of academics, practitioners, and community members.
Explore the impact of faith communities on Black people.
Develop a research repository of collaborative partnerships with academic scholars and diverse faith communities.
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