Vincent Lloyd

Vincent Lloyd is associate professor of theology and religious studies and director of Africana studies at Villanova University. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of religion, race, and politics. His books include In Defense of Charisma (Columbia, 2018), Black Natural Law (Oxford, 2016), and a coedited volume, Race and Secularism in America (Columbia, 2016). Lloyd is currently writing a book about dignity in Black politics.

Values and violence: Thoughts on Charlie Hebdo

The week after the massacre, Charlie Hebdo’s “All is forgiven" issue featured a cover depicting the prophet Muhammad in tears, holding a…


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