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The Spark

Roller Derby and Religion

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Kelly Figueroa-Ray geared-up for roller derby under her rinkname Bible ThumpHer alongside Erin "Sew Crafty" West

On this episode of The Spark: “Five Things the Church Can Learn from Women’s Roller Derby” is a Kelly Figueroa-Ray  essay for the Huffington Post.  Religion-blogger Kelly Figueroa-Ray has a divinity degree from Wesley and also actually does do roller derby --under the rinkname Bible ThumpHer.
She's also a graduate research assistant with UVa's  Project on Lived Theology.  

In our radio chat, she mentions Martin Luther King’s Mountaintop speech.

Her Huffington Post page has more essays.