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Beyonce Takes Us to Church January 13, 2017
We’re ending our tribute to King with a nod to the Queen…you know, Beyonce? Her 2016 album, Lemonade, has been called “fiery, insurgent and fiercely proud.” But for Yolanda Pierce, it's more than that. For her, it reminds black women that even if their own religious traditions fail to “see” them, they are still reflected in the divine.

This  essay was originally published in Religion Dispatches.

Yolanda Pierce is a Professor of African American Religion and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary.