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Matthew Vega

Matthew Vega is a PhD Candidate and Research fellow at the University of Chicago, where he studies theology, race, and class. He has published chapters in Theology for Fortress Academic and Lexington Books as well as for IVP Press. Matt frequently speaks and writes on racial justice, covering a wide range of topics including prisons, police, and economics. In addition to writing his dissertation, Matt is currently co-authoring a chapter on the multiple legacies of Martin Luther King, Jr. and cheering on the Chicago Bulls.


Racial Capitalism

The historical and theoretical relationships between race and capitalism are internally contested and in need of further exploration from theologians and scholars of religion.

Cedric Robinson

Vega focuses on three Robinsonian concepts that are useful for political theology: racial capitalism, Black radical tradition, and African metaphysics.