Marion Goldman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, focusing on alternative spirituality, material culture, and gender. She wrote about spirituality and the American Antislavery Movement in The Spiritual Virtuoso (2018). Some of her other books are Passionate Journeys: Why Successful Women Joined a Cult (1999) and The American Soul Rush (2012).
Robert Colescott’s massive paintings evoke powerful emotions and thoughtful contemplation. For the past thirty years, Colescott has engaged themes of race, gender, and social inequality. His art is both highly charged and also intrinsically beautiful. In 1997, Colescott was the first African American painter to … Read MoreRobert Colescott (1925-2009)