Women’s History Month podcast on Womanist Theology and the “Beloved Community”

Dr. Paula-Royster

Don’t miss our Women’s History Month podcast with Union alumna Dr. Paula D. Royster and alumnus Dr. Aaron L. Dobynes. They discuss the differences between womanism and feminism, the disrespect Black women have historically experienced, his thoughts on God being a woman, and so much more.

Dr. Dobynes graduated from Union’s Ph.D. program in 2015. He is the senior pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, VA. A native of Alabama, Pastor Dobynes is a fourth-generation preacher who met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the age of five. Pastor Dobynes self-identifies as a man-womanist and an advocate for women.

Dr. Royster is a 2018 graduate of the Union Ph.D. program. The active scholar-practitioner and full-time professor is a two-time Fulbright Scholar recipient. She is also a member of the U.S. Department of State Diversity Speaker’s Bureau roster and served two years as a peer-reviewer for the Fulbright Commission. She founded the Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc (CAAGRI), a non-profit organization established to reunite as many African families as possible using genealogy research tools, historical narratives, and genetic DNA analysis wherever possible.

Listen to this fascinating conversation today.


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