Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series

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The fall 2010 lecture series being held Sept. 28-29 features the Revs. Gary V. Simpson and James Earl Massey preaching and lecturing.
Monday, September 27, 2010

Simpson and MasseyThe Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor its 2010 fall Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series on Sept. 28-29. The lecture series provides frequent opportunities to hear outstanding black preachers in Duke Divinity School classes and worship services.

This fall’s lecturers will be Dr. Gary V. Simpson, who followed the Rev. Gardner C. Taylor as the senior pastor at Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, N.Y.; and James Earl Massey, dean emeritus and distinguished professor at-large, Anderson University School of Theology in Anderson, Ind., and emeritus Dean of the Chapel at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala.

The lecture series was established in 1975 and named in honor of Taylor.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
11:25 a.m. Worship in Goodson Chapel
Duke Divinity School
(Dr. Gary V. Simpson, Preaching)
2:30 p.m. Gardner C. Taylor Lecture
0014 Westbrook
Duke Divinity School
(Dr. James Earl Massey, Lecturer)
7:30 p.m. “Preparing for Preaching in the Parish”
Lecture by Dr. Gary Simpson
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
11:25 a.m. Worship in Goodson Chapel
Duke Divinity School
(Dr. James Earl Massey, Preaching)
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Panel Discussion
Alumni Memorial Common Room
2:30 p.m. Dr. Gary Simpson serves as guest lecturer in Preaching - 196
0011 Westbrook

For more information about the 2010 fall lectures, call (919) 660-3461.

For more information about the lecture series, visit the Office of Black Church Studies.