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Find Out More, Workshop 8: Understanding Ethics from the Margins

In "What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists," a Tapestry of Faith program

Learn more about the U.S./Mexican War on the PBS website.

There are video clips of Miguel De La Torre speaking on his home page.

More about Zora Neale Hurston can be found here.

Find two of Anthony Pinn's essays, "Anybody There? Reflections on African American Humanism" and "On Becoming Humanist: A Personal Journey," on the HUUmanists website.

Scholarly, yet accessible, books on doing ethics from the margins include:

Cannon, Katie Geneva, Katie's Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community (New York: Continuum, 1995, 2008)

De La Torre, Miguel, Latina/o Social Ethics: Moving Beyond Eurocentric Moral Thinking (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2010)

Dorrien, Gary, Economy, Difference, Empire: Social Ethics for Social Justice (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010)

Pinn, Anthony B., By These Hands: A Documentary History of African American Humanism (New York: New York University Press, 2001) and Terror and Triumph: The Nature of Black Religion (Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2003)

Thurman, Howard, Jesus and the Disinherited (Boston: Beacon Press, 1976)

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Last updated on Thursday, January 19, 2012.

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