“Lady Wisdom, She’s Worthy to Be Praised,” by Vontril & Alexandria McLemore

Growing up in a Baptist church Sunday school and children’s choir, I learned to sing “Praise Him, Praise Him, All You Little Children.” In “big church” I heard and learned “Praise Him! Praise Him!” and many more hymns praising “Him.” I never heard a hymn praising “Her.” Most hymns sung in any denomination today don’t […]

The Gathering, A Womanist Church: Origins, Stories, Sermons, and Litanies, reviewed by Rev. Dr. Courtney Pace

If you’re looking for a book that can not only teach you something but also give you hope in and for humanity, look no further than The Gathering: A Womanist Church by Irie Lynne Session, Kamilah Hall Sharp, and Jann Aldredge-Clanton. The book begins with an introduction to womanist methodology, specifically related to theology (study […]

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