Episode 64 - Embodied Solidarity

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By Kayla Craig, Lindsy Wallace, Patricia Taylor, Alissa Molina, Kayla Craig, Lindsy Wallace, Patricia Taylor, and Alissa Molina. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Join us as we welcome Dr. Larycia Hawkins, who talks about her experience when, in 2015, she declared her intention to don a hijab in embodied solidarity with Muslim sisters throughout Advent and what transpired afterward. Host Lindsy Wallace and co-host Gina Ciliberto join in the conversation.

Dr. Hawkins is a scholar, political science professor, and activist teaching and researching at the nexus of politics, race, ethnicity, and religion and has been called a modern-day Rosa Parks by Rev. Jesse Jackson.

In this episode, we:

  • Dive into how Larycia decided to embody solidarity
  • Soak in what was learned from Muslim women
  • Examine the differences in proximity versus solidarity
  • Humbly consider embodied solidarity as a form of death
  • Dare to be hopeful during the exile in the wilderness

Join us as we explore how to not only be for others but also with them. May we be people who are emboldened to embody justice to speak truth to power and to take risks as we follow Jesus.

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