from the Office of Black Church Studies
Dr. Fentriss-Williams's interests include a literary approach to scripture that celebrates multiple voices and inter-textuality.
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."
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.
Bishop Ntambo from the Republic of Congo spoke about his experiences planting 157 churches.
The Office of Black Church Studies will host Moss, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Ill. Nov. 28-29.
The Office of Black Church Studies honors the life of an extraordinary husband, father, minister, student, mentor, and friend.
Vanderbilt Professor Dale P. Andrews gave the lecture and sermons this year.
The fall 2011 lecture will take place Sept. 27-28 and feature the Rev. Dr. Dale P. Andrews preaching and lecturing.
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.
Professor Richard Lischer and NAACP President William Barber II, a Duke Divinity alumnus, discuss Dr. King’s legacy during an “Office Hours” interview.