Flags Have a History: A Unite Rochester blog post by Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

In a recent post to the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle, Dr. Marvin McMickle discusses the Confederate flag and its symbolism. He says, "Those who claim that the flag is a symbol of their heritage need to ask themselves what that heritage was all about."

Please click on the link to read or comment on this essay:


Dr. Jin Young Choi's new book scheduled for release in August

Dr. Jin Young Choi, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, has written a new book, Postcolonial Discipleship of Embodiment: An Asian and Asian American Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Mark, scheduled for release in August, 2015.

The book is highly recommended by theological scholars and will be available in the CRCDS bookstore.  Those who wish to pre-order a copy may contact Marge Nead at (585) 340-9601 or email mnead@crcds.edu

Please see the attached flyer for more information on this important new contribution to the field of Markan studies.




Dr. Marvin A. McMickle speaks in Dallas, TX and Overland Park, KS on Separation of Church and State

Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, was the keynote speaker for the 25th annual Religious Liberty Council luncheon in Dallas, Texas on Friday, June 19, 2015. Dr. McMickle explained the reasons behind the lack of vocal support for separation between church and state by African Americans. His speech, which he will present at the American Baptist Biennial in Overland Park, KS this week, is included here, as well as a news account of Dr. McMickle's keynote speech in Dallas.