News

from the Office of Black Church Studies

Dr. Abraham Smith to speak on King James Bible

 Dr. Abraham Smith, professor of the New Testament at Perkins School of Theology, will present a lecture Feb. 14 on "The King James Bible and the Figuring of African American Bodies."

Monday, February 6, 2012
Dr. Judy Fentriss-Williams Brown Bag Feb. 29

Dr. Fentriss-Williams's interests include a literary approach to scripture that celebrates multiple voices and inter-textuality.

Monday, February 6, 2012
Professor/Jazz Saxophonist Featured Speaker

On Tues. Jan. 31 Melvin L. Butler, jazz musician and professor of music, will give lectures exploring issues of music and faith in black gospel performance and jazz improvisation.

Friday, January 13, 2012
Audio from Bishop Ntambo Visit Now Online

Bishop Ntambo from the Republic of Congo spoke about his experiences planting 157 churches.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
School Hosts Rev. Otis Moss III

The Office of Black Church Studies will host Moss, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Ill. Nov. 28-29.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
We Remember Ed Adams

The Office of Black Church Studies honors the life of an extraordinary husband, father, minister, student, mentor, and friend.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Video of 2011 Gardner Taylor Lecture Series Now Available

Vanderbilt Professor Dale P. Andrews gave the lecture and sermons this year.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Fall 2011 Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Announced

The fall 2011 lecture will take place Sept. 27-28 and feature the Rev. Dr. Dale P. Andrews preaching and lecturing.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Special Visit Days Planned

In collaboration with the Office of Black Church Studies and the Divinity Women’s Center, the Office of Admissions will host Students of Color Visit Day on March 16-17 and Women in Ministry Day on March 23-24.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The Legacy of M.L. King, Jr.

Professor Richard Lischer and NAACP President William Barber II, a Duke Divinity alumnus, discuss Dr. King’s legacy during an “Office Hours” interview.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011