Monthly archives for December, 2005

From all of us to all of you and your own… – Latino Leadership Circle –

Exfoliating the Soul

By David Ramos      At a recent event in New York City I had the privilege of speaking to a young Latina Ph.D. candidate.  She shared with me some of the challenges and difficulties of being Latina in the academy, we both bemoaned the dearth of “communidad” in the academy and how lamentably, those…

Latino Leadership Circle’s December Meeting

The Latino Leadership Circle will be conducting its December meeting. Date: Thursday, December 15, 2005 Time: 6:00pm–9:00pm Place: American Bible Society 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023 For more information please contact valiantmystic@yahoo.com

Profiles of Latinas: A Celebration of Latina Artists

By David Ramos Last night Jose & Myra Humphreys, Gigi and I had the privilege of attending the Hermanas SOL event, "Profiles of Latinas: A Celebration of Latina Artists," which took place at Shine in the Lower East Side.  "SOL" stands for, "Supporting Opportunities for Latinas," and our very own Belinda Passafaro is on its…

Masked Africanisms: Puerto Rican Pentecostalism

By Juan Carlos Morales Masked Africanisms: Puerto Rican Pentecostalism With Masked Africanisms: PuertoRican Pentecostalism, Dr. Samuel Cruz has provided a gift and a valuable academic resource for anyone interested in the Latino church in general and Latino Pentecostals in particular.  The dearth of research and material on Latino Pentecostalism, particularly from a sociological perspective makes…

La Iglesia: A Place to Think About God

By: José Humphreys My dad is a prophetic intellectual.  In Puerto Rico, he studied engineering, loved mathematics, and has a memory that I often envy.  Dad also has an uncanny ability in the spirit of a Nehemiah, to exegete a community inside out providing a snapshot of where it will be 10 years from now. …

Amidst the Battle Cry

By David Ramos “For though we walk (live) in the flesh, we are not carrying on our warfare according to the flesh and using mere human weapons.  For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds, [Inasmuch…