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Faithful Anti-Racism in a Time of Pandemic - May 2021

An online course offered by Calvin Theological Seminary and taught by Christina Edmondson.


Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 28, 2021


online event

Course Description

Calvin Seminary offers this short-term, online course designed to support your learning and ministry needs amidst the ongoing pandemic. 

In this course, you'll gain practical knowledge about racism and xenophobia in America today and critically discern its impact on COVID-19. You'll explore the ways that theology and politics work to support or dismantle current racial disparities. You'll develop faithful anti-racist responses to our present moment and recognize patterns of racist practices, structures and ideologies.

You can choose to audit the course or enroll for credit.

For a distinct yet related program, see Faithful Anti-Racism Leadership Development Cohorts.

Course Time Commitments

In a given week, plan to spend about four hours in engaging online content and joining two synchronous class discussions. The duration of this course is three weeks.

Meeting Times

Mondays and Wednesdays in the first, second, and fourth weeks of May
10am and 7pm Eastern Time

Participants will be asked to join two one-hour-long synchronous meetings per week—one on Monday and one on Wednesday. Participants may choose between the morning time and the evening time.