Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith Sr., pastor emeritus of Allen Temple Baptist Church of Oakland, California, at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference
Dr. John Kinney, dean of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.
Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, pastor from the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and Freeman Fellow with the Fellowship of Reconciliation speaks with Jamye Wooten in Ferguson.
The Reverend Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman is Director of the Office of Black Church Studies and Assistant Research Professor of Black Church Studies at Duke University Divinity School. On April 15th more than 300 teenage girls were abducted from the Chibok Government Girls Secondary School in northeast Nigeria. #UpliftNigeria is a social media campaign calling on […]
The Forgotten Prophet: Bishop Henry McNeal Turner and the African American Prophetic Tradition, by Andre E. Johnson, is a study of the prophetic rhetoric of 19th century African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Henry McNeal Turner. By locating Turner within the African American prophetic tradition, Johnson examines how Bishop Turner adopted a prophetic persona. Book discussion […]
The session featured a discussion with Dr. Johnny Bernard Hill on the release of Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation, in dialogue with leading theologians and activists on the nature of prophetic Christian witness in today’s context. From “Stand Your Ground Laws” to the issue of “mass incarceration,” what does it mean to stand for truth in […]
Dr. McCorn dicusses his book, Standing On Holy Common Ground: An Africentric Ministry Approach to Prophetic Community Engagement, at KineticsLive.com Book Discussions at the American Academy of Religion. Many critics have perceived a growing schism between the Black faith community and the wider African American community. The Black Church can be accused of a “benign […]