teaching theology

Race Matters in the Classroom

Race as Subject and Racial Subjectivities

Steed V. Davidson
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and Church Divinity School of the Pacific

Each night I watch Jeopardy. Occasionally I am thrilled when Tobago or Trinidad features in a clue. This thrill comes from knowing that the island where I grew up (area of 116 square miles) has found its way into the knowledge required of Jeopardy contestants. I take this small thrill, and I am painfully aware of how small it is, because for most of my life I have been told that the intellectual knowledge that matters consists of material outside of..

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