Beverly Mitchell

Dr. Beverly Mitchell is professor of Historical Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary. She teaches historical, systematic, and contextual theology as well as courses dealing with human rights. She regularly co-teaches a class on domestic and global poverty. She is the author of numerous articles and books. Her more recent scholarship has focused on the challenges to human dignity in the face of white supremacy, economic injustice, and genocide. Mitchell holds a doctorate in systematic theology from Boston College/ANTS. She has strong American Baptist roots and is currently a member of a local Episcopal church. Washington, D.C. 

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  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

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African at Heart

November 22, 2019


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