Danté Stewart is the author of Shoutin’ in the Fire: An American Epistle (Convergent, 2021). Stewart, whose work focuses on the areas of race, religion, and politics, has been featured on CNN and in the Washington Post, Christianity Today, Sojourners, The Witness: A Black Christian Collective, Comment, and elsewhere. He received his BA in sociology from Clemson University and is currently studying at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta.
The Project on Lived Theology was happy to host Danté Stewart for a special Nov. 17 event, “Writing Blackness: A Conversation with Danté Stewart on Theology and Memoir.” As part of his talk, Stewart cited various Black authors and texts (as well as other voices) that inspired him on his journey. We’ve compiled that list here if you’d like to read along.