Souls a’Fire Conference: A Convening on Black Queer Theology

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 9:15am to Saturday, April 23rd 2016, 3:00pm

April 22-23 | City of Refuge, UCC, Oakland, CA
CLGS’ African-American Roundtable and Many Voices are pleased to host the fifth Souls A’ Fire Conference focused on the next generation of Black Queer Theology. We are continuing the rich tradition of encouraging our young scholars in their current work as well as learning from seasoned theologians and preachers as they explore the intersections of African-American culture, the church and LGBTQ identity.

This year we will have the pleasure to hear from three Souls a' Fire Fellows from around the country - Eric Thomas, Drew University PhD Candidate; Schmian Evans, Pacific School of Religion M.Div. Candidate; and LaTonya N. DavisEmory University M.Div Alumn. We are proud to welcome Dr. Obery Hendricks and Rev. Gwen Thomas as our Senior Fellow presenters & respondents. We are also excited to haveaccomplished pianist and composer Patrisha Gill joining us as our worship and music director. Learn More About The Conference Sessions Here.  For more information and to register visit