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The Sacredness of the Land

The Sacredness of the Land

July 20, 2021

In this episode Kat chats with Mvskoke writer and educator, Mariah Humphries.

Through her and her ancestors experience navigating the tension between Native and White American culture, Mariah is an educator to non-Native spaces. With over 20 years of vocational ministry service, she is focused on theology, racial literacy and reconciliation within the American Church. She is the current Be the Bridge Ministry educator where she works with religious leaders to navigate racial reconciliation in their congregations.

Kat and Mariah chat about her experiences growing up Native, the sacredness of the land, her racial justice work, and much more.

[RECAP] Theology in El Barrio

[RECAP] Theology in El Barrio

June 29, 2021

In this RECAP episode, Kat highlights a some of her conversation with Dr. Liz Rios.

Theology in El Barrio

Theology in El Barrio

June 22, 2021

In today's episode Kat chats with Afro-Nuyorican Boricua Dr. Elizabeth Ríos about the Latin@ church, barrio theology, "Progressive Pentecostalism," women in church planting, and so much more.

Make sure to follow Dr. Liz on social media: @drlizrios

Visit her website: https://www.elizabethrios.com/

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[RECAP] On Transracial Adoption

[RECAP] On Transracial Adoption

June 8, 2021

In this recap episode, Kat reflects on her conversation with Sarah Williams.

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On Transracial Adoption

On Transracial Adoption

June 1, 2021

In today’s beautiful and personal episode of The Protagonistas, Kat chats with Korean American writer and seminary student, Sarah Williams, about her experiences as a transracial adoptee.

Sarah shares some insight on her transracial adoption and what it means to "come out of the fog" in regard to adoption and white supremacy. She also shares some adoptee-centered biblical interpretations and reflections.

Follow Sarah on Instagram and Twitter: @anadopteetalksback and @re.coalition

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[RECAP] Our Wild Land Within

[RECAP] Our Wild Land Within

May 18, 2021

In this episode, Kat highlights some key points about silence and contemplation from her conversation with Lisa Colon Delay.

Our Wild Land Within

Our Wild Land Within

May 11, 2021

In this episode, Kat chats with Puerto Rican author and podcaster Lisa Colon Delay about her new book The Wild Land Within: Cultivating Wholeness through Spiritual Practice

Kat and Lisa dialogue about the contemplative life, the difference between Eastern and Western traditions (including atonement theories), spiritual formation during these times, and how marginalized people and groups used contemplation and spiritual formation for sustenance in the long road of racial justice. They also talk about wounds and fears and how contemplation and silence before God might help us heal.

Purchase Lisa's book and follow her on social media @LisaDelay and www.lisadelay.com

 

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[RECAP] Children’s Books & Mixed Identities

[RECAP] Children’s Books & Mixed Identities

April 27, 2021

In this recap episode, Kat highlights some of the key points in her conversation with Quina Aragon. She also includes a short clip of Quina's recent book Love Gave.

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Scripture, Children’s Books & Mixed Identities

Scripture, Children’s Books & Mixed Identities

April 20, 2021

In this week's conversation, Kat chats with Jamaican, Filipina, Puerto Rican children’s book author and spoken word poet Quina Aragon about her mixed identity, a biblical theology of ethnic identity, why adults need children's books, and a little bit about her recent book "Love Gave."

Visit Quina's website: quinaaragon.com

Instagram: @quina_aragon

This is her uncle's song she mentions in the interview: https://youtu.be/d_z_djHbo8E

[RECAP] On Taking Up Space

[RECAP] On Taking Up Space

April 13, 2021

In this recap episode Kat highlights a key part of her conversation with Karla, namely the importance of taking up space. Kat shares about how women in the Bible took up space after their encounters with Jesus and we should too.

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