Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At the Boston University School of Theology

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Boston University School of Theology (STH) seeks peace with justice in a diverse and interconnected world, and is therefore committed to advocating for marginalized communities and embodying these attitudes and behavior. Please use this content as a resource for your advocacy journey.

School of Theology Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office

A Work of Relevance and Reverence

Legacies are complicated inheritances. They provide the scaffolding of our communal life together, yet they often carry histories of exclusion and oppression. Like many social institutions in our world today, the North American church and the academy are currently reckoning with their troubled histories, and the School of Theology is at the convergence of these parallel transformations.

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Fighting White Supremacy

The STH course “Dismantling White Privilege, Power, and Supremacy” reading list is available as a resource to our community.

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Advocacy Resources

Our community curated a list of anti-racism and advocacy resources and opportunities for engagement. This list continues to be updated.

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Upcoming Events

The School is dedicated to promoting themes of inclusion and advocacy in our programming, both administration- and student-led.

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Diversity Statement

STH affirms BU's efforts to increase and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of our daily lives.

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BU Diversity & Inclusion

The University seeks to leverage a multitude of experiences to build a culture that embraces and elevates us all.

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Pursuing Harmony

in the Midst of Cacophony

Dr. Willie Jennings of Yale Divinity School joined the BUSTH community on Friday, February 10, 2023 for a discussion about his book “After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging,” which challenges the field of theological education to form students through “border-crossing pluralism” and reject the lenses of whiteness, masculinity, and individualism.

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