Hanna Kang

This dissertation is a theological reflection about the histories and realities of Asian Latinxs in light of the concept of mestizaje (cultural and racial mixture). This dissertation argues for a constant recognition of the inherent weakness of mestizaje to help Latinx theology notice the under- and mis-represented Latinx groups in the U.S. and an appreciation […]

Kelly Marie Colwell

This dissertation uses grounded theory to build a practical theology of mission rooted in the experience of congregations in the United Church of Christ in the San Francisco Bay Area during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Interviews with pastors revealed that congregations understood their primary mission to be building and maintaining robust, intimate, tangible community where members […]