Womanist approaches to Theology, Biblical Studies and Ethics prioritizes the epistemological insights of African descended women. As such, sacred text may include the Judeo-Christian Bible or Quran but will also include additional texts. For Christian scholars, these may be termed “extra-Biblical” texts. They will include texts from literature, music or film and even history.

We are sharing the reading list below. It is not exhaustive, but the reading list entails resources within these categories:

Movement Building + Activism

Literature + Poetry

Photography + Film + Archives + Art


We will share more lists as time permits. This list was curated by the “Black Women Radicals” group. Please follow them on Twitter! Leave comments about any resources that you have enjoyed!


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