Remembering Katie G. Cannon (1950-2018)

 

Emilie M. Townes remembers Katie Geneva Cannon, womanist theologian and author of several notable works, including Black Womanist Ethics:

 

"Cannon was a woman of many firsts which include being the first Black woman to receive a PhD from Union Theological Seminary (1983) and the first Black woman to be ordained in the United Presbyterian Church (USA) (1974). She was a steady rock for countless people—across the spectrum of gender and sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, geographic origin, theological viewpoint, and more..."

 

Read the full remembrance on RSN.