Interview: Kelly Figueroa-Ray on The Civil Rights Movement as Theological Drama

Posted on December 29, 2015 by PLT Staff

Interview with Kelly Figueroa-Ray about The Civil Rights Movement as Theological Drama digital archive. Figueroa-Ray explains the website’s construction and organization, emphasizing the invaluable resources it has to offer scholars, students and the public.

Excerpt: “The Civil Rights Movement as Theological Drama digital archive offers evidence to demonstrate how people have lived their theological beliefs in the world. It does this by offering visitors the opportunity to read first-hand reflections from people of diverse positions caught up in the events of the civil rights movement. As Charles Marsh writes in God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights and Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice from The Civil Rights Movement to Today, ‘white conservatives and civil rights activists, black militants, black moderates and klansmen, all staked their particular claims for racial justice and social order on the premise that God was on their side.'”

  • Interview Information
  • Interviewee: Kelly Figueroa-Ray
  • Interviewer: PLT staff
  • Date of Interview: October 30, 2012
  • Location of Interview:Charlottesville, VA
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