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Faculty Book Publication

Date: February 25, 2021

As I always say, “productive faculty is a published faculty.” 

The Rev. Ross Kane, Ph.D. has been quite productive as of late. His new book, “Syncretism and Christian Tradition: Race and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture,” has just been published; and he has just returned from a fruitful and rewarding sabbatical.  

Said Dr. Kane: “Christianity has always mixed with local cultures. Yet in the last century, the term for such mixture—syncretism—became an insult in Christian theology. Discover how racism has shaped Christian understandings of religious mixture and how the Holy Spirit can reveal Jesus amid such mixture. 

You’re invited to join a Facebook Live discussion of “Race and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture” today at 4:00 p.m. EST. Dr. Kane will be joined by the Rev. Altagracia Pérez-Bullard, Ph.D. and the Rev. James Farwell, Ph.D., VTS faculty members. If you can’t make it to the live discussion, the video will be available on the Seminary’s Facebook page. 

Prep for the discussion by reading the introduction to Syncretism and Christian Tradition: Race and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture here. 

The Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D.
Dean and President 

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