Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Features Bishop Hoyt

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor its 2012 spring Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Series on March 27-28.

The lecture series provides opportunities to hear outstanding black preachers in Duke Divinity School classes and worship services. The series is open to the public, and all are welcome to attend.

This spring’s lecturer will be Thomas Hoyt, Jr. Hoyt is the 48th Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. He has written more than 40 articles for professional journals and publications, and served as lecturer for the Lyman Beecher Series at Yale Divinity School in 1993. He was a professor of New Testament studies for a total of 25 years at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Howard University School of Religion, and Hartford Seminary.

Schedule of Events


Tuesday, March 27Wednesday, March 28
11:25 a.m.Worship in Goodson Chapel
Duke Divinity School
Worship in Goodson Chapel
Duke Divinity School
12:30 p.m.Community Luncheon 
Alumni Memorial Commons Room
Duke Divinity School
($15 tickets required, contact obcs@div.duke.edu)
Brown Bag Lunch & Discussion
Alumni Memorial Common Room
2:30 p.m.Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture
Goodson Chapel
Duke Divinity School


For more information about the lecture series, please contact the Office of Black Church Studies, 919-660-3461.