Time & Location
Aug 24, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
About the event
"The Holy Ground of Hip-Hop" is a transformative six-week cohort that invites participants to uncover the divine origins of Hip-Hop while exploring the intersections of faith, culture, and biblical wisdom. Through this immersive experience, you will delve into the depths of Hip-Hop culture, its historical context, and its profound significance within a Christian framework.
Throughout the cohort, we will guide you towards achieving several key outcomes. Firstly, you will articulate a comprehensive working definition of Hip-Hop culture, gaining a deep understanding of its multifaceted elements and their significance. By examining its historical context, you will gain valuable insights into the origins, influences, and evolution of Hip-Hop as a cultural movement.
Building upon this foundation, you will learn and apply exegetical methods that enable you to engage with specific cultural artifacts or phenomena within Hip-Hop. By employing these methods, you will gain the skills to analyze, interpret, and extract meaning from various aspects of Hip-Hop culture, fostering a greater appreciation and understanding of its rich tapestry.
Furthermore, "The Holy Ground of Hip-Hop" encourages you to develop a theology that engages in meaningful conversation with Hip-Hop culture. Through critical reflection and theological exploration, you will uncover connections between Hip-Hop and the broader theological framework, fostering a deeper understanding of how faith and culture intersect.
Finally, the cohort emphasizes the importance of engaging and interpreting culture for theology, the church, and the mission of God. By exploring the significance of cultural engagement, you will grasp the transformative potential of Hip-Hop culture in shaping theological perspectives, informing the practices of the church, and propelling the mission of God forward in a contemporary context.
Join us on Monday nights for captivating presentations, interactive Q&A sessions, personal reflection, and engaging discussions. Through this cohort, you will challenge assumptions, broaden perspectives, and discover the profound connections between Hip-Hop, faith, and the transformative power of cultural engagement.
+$8.13 service fee
For those who have financially benefited the most from the current system OR those who are willing to pay more in order to support others in need of assistance. Examples of how this might show up for you: I own my home, and possibly multiple properties Someone else paid or pays my rent/mortgage/down payment I have savings, investments, and/or retirement accounts I own or lease a luxury brand car or multiple cars I have or will inherit significant wealth I had relatives who paid for my education
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For those with sufficient financial resources who can pay fair value for the experience. Examples of how this might show up for you: Paying for the cohort might require some budgeting, but it wouldn’t prevent me from meeting my basic needs. I own my home/property or rent a higher-end property I have or might inherit some money or property in my lifetime (less than $100k) My friends and family could provide support in times of financial need or transitions I can afford to take an annual vacay
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+$3.13 service fee
For those with limited financial resources who will benefit from access supplemented by community. Examples of how this might show up for you: I may stress about meeting my basic needs but still regularly achieve them I sometimes financially help my family or origin or chosen family for basic living expenses I may have some debt but it does not prohibit attainment of basic needs I am employed, I have access to health care I rent my home or live with my family I have some expendable income
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For those who are and have been historically exploited and targeted most by the system that currently exists. Examples of how this might show up for you: I frequently stress about meeting my basic needs and don’t always achieve them My family of origin or chosen family relies on me for financial help for basic living expenses I have debt and it sometimes prohibits attainment of basic needs My debt is from basic living expenses i.e food, rent, utilities, healthcare, childcare
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