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Ordaining the Disinherited: What Women of Color Clergy Have to Teach Us About Discernment

Plummer, Tamara

Grounded in the work of Howard Thurman's definition of the disinherited, Kenji Yoshino's work on Covering, and Traci West's ethical approach, the stories of a diverse group of BIPOC ordained priests in the Episcopal Church are centered to better understand the experience of discernment and ordination process. Utilizing a Womanist ethics hermeneutic, these stories are utilized as scripture to highlight new imaginative spaces for spiritual vocational discovery and leaders in mainline Christian denominations.


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Union Theological Seminary
Thesis Advisors
Douglas, Kelly Brown
Azaransky, Sarah
M.A., Union Theological Seminary
Published Here
May 25, 2021