K. Jason Coker
Together for Hope
The Rev. Dr. K. Jason Coker is the president of Together for Hope, a rural development coalition. After nearly two decades of life and work in Connecticut, Coker returned to his home state of Mississippi to work for peace and justice in areas of persistent rural poverty across America. He is the author of James in Postcolonial Perspective: The Letter as Nativist Discourse (Fortress Press, 2015) and Faded Flowers: Preaching in the Aftermath of Suicide (Smyth & Helwys, 2020). He is also the co-editor of Bible and Theory: Essays in Biblical Interpretation in Honor of Stephen D. Moore (Fortress Academic, 2020). He is currently writing two new books The Corporation of God: A Biblical Critique of Global Capitalism (Cascade Press, 2021) and James: A Critical Commentary on (Bloomsbury, 2023).
For Jason's Thought Leadership Project he created a syllabus focusing on Futurism and Rural Development.