Keri Day describes how economic systems promoting competition and individual prosperity can be dangerous and destructive. Through stories of contemporary communities who embody radical hope in the face of oppression, Day highlights the ways oppressive systems can and should be resisted.
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Keri Day is an Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion at Princeton Theological Seminary. She received her B.S. in political science from Tennessee State University in Nashville, her M.A. in religion and ethics from Yale Divinity School, and her Ph.D. in religion from Vanderbilt. Day’s teaching and research interests include womanist and feminist theologies, social critical theory, cultural studies, economics, and Afro-Pentecostalism. Her publications include Unfinished Business: Black Women, the Black Church and the Struggle to Thrive in America and Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives, as well as numerous journal articles which explore the connections on themes of race, theology, economy, and ethics.