4th Principle Dialogue Group: What is Critical Theory?

Thursday, December 8, 7–8:45 p.m. in King

Justin Almeida - head shot

Our own Rev Justin Almeida has offered to run a session of dialogue on critical theory. What is critical theory? How can it inform politics and faith? How is it related to post-modernism and to critical race theory? Join us for a productive conversation on a timely topic. Drop-ins welcome!

Here are two texts to to inform our discussion:

Wikipedia entry on critical theory

“Why are we talking about white supremacy? The idiot’s guide to critical race theory” by Crystal M Fleming, UU World, Winter 2018.

Hope to see you on the 8th!

The 4th Principle Dialogue Group is a relatively new group at UUC, devoted to the free and responsible search for truth and meaning, and we are learning how to have hard conversations. Drop-ins welcome.

Click here to find out more about this group and its meetings; use the “Join” button there to alert the group leaders you are interested in getting notifications. (If you need help accessing UUC Connect, our password-protected site for members and friends, contact the church office.)

Upcoming topics

January 12 and 26: MLK, “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, 1966 Ware Lecture, etc.

February 9 and 23: proposed changes to UU principles, sources, and the rest of Article II in the UUA bylaws.

2 Responses

  1. KM Lusignan says:

    Hi, is this just for UUC Congregants? Or open to all? Interested in hearing you on this topic, Justin (was in the “Reconciliation” Facebook group with you, Jonathan T. and others.