Methodist Professor discusses Decolonial Thinking in Spotlights Clips at Yale University 

The Rev. Dr. Christopher Carter was featured in one of the Spotlights Clips promoted by the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology. Professor Carter is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego and a commissioned Elder within the United Methodist Church. In the clip, he discusses the challenge of decolonizing knowledge, particularly in light of his new book, The Spirit of Soul Food: Race, Faith, & Food Justice (University of Illinois Press, 2021). Details for the full episode can be found here: https://fore.yale.edu/blogs/entry/164… In his talk, Dr. Carter discusses the profound importance of subverting industrial agriculture and creating food sovereign communities. He talks about soul food, the history of agriculture in the United States, the Transatlantic slave trade, environmental racism, food justice, vegetarianism and veganism, and the religious and cultural dimensions of food.

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