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The following lecture addresses issues of race, theology, and modernity. The lecture was given at the Film, Faith, and Justice forum in Seattle, Washington, on October 25, 2008.
Film, Faith, and Justice is a forum exploring the relationship between theology and social justice. As host to the Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival, this forum uses films, keynote lectures, and discussion panels to engage modern issues of faith and social justice. On this particular evening the film The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo was shown and is referred to numerous times in Dr. Carter’s lecture.
The following images were also used in this lecture and serve as important references in Dr. Carter’s address.
J. Kameron Carter
J. Kameron Carter is an associate professor in theology and black church studies at Duke Divinity School and a member of Duke University’s graduate faculty on religion. His first book, Race: A Theological Account (Oxford University Press), was received widely as a major contribution to modern theological discourse. He is currently working on a book titled The Secular Jesus: Political Theology from Columbus to the Age of Obama (Yale University Press).