Hailing from one of the most violent neighborhoods in the country, from a community of field workers, Dr. Patrick B Reyes speaks with Mona this week about his book, Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community and Surviving to Adulthood. Unlike many academic theology books, Nobody Cries is rich with not only theory, but also stories – many life moments that Dr. Reyes regards as God’s voice, spoken by a community that helped him survive incredibly difficult conditions and social systems. This interview shares some of these stories, framing an honest discussion about education, identity, prejudice, and what it means to call others to life, as God has called us. This work reminds us of how interconnected we are, and how vital it is to speak life to those who live in worlds of death.
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Next week is another Divine Sinema episode. We will be reviewing Christian Mingle the movie. Yes, that’s right. Christian Mingle. The movie. This movie is available on Netflix streaming.
- Dr Patrick B Reyes website
- The Forum for Theological Education
- Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood by Dr. Patrick B. Reyes (Book – Amazon Affiliate Link)
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