African Americans and Theology: A Forum on the Past, Present, and Future
Presented by the City Ministry Initiative and the Jude 3 Project
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
6 – 8 p.m.
Covenant Theological Seminary, Buswell Library, Room 111
Free and Open to the Public
Covenant Seminary’s City Ministry Initiative (CMI) and the Jude 3 Project will host a round-table discussion exploring past, present, and future approaches to theology by people of color. Orthodox African American scholars of biblical and theological studies will lead a discussion on how black Christians can be faithful to the Bible as they carry out the task of theology in the church and academia today.
- Vincent Bacote, Associate Professor of Theology and Director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics, Wheaton College
- Vince Bantu, Visiting Professor of Missiology and Director of the City Ministry Initiative, Covenant Theological Seminary
- Duane Belgrave, Adjunct Instructor, Biblical Theological Seminary, and co-founder of the Black Religious Studies Group
- Lisa Fields, Founder and President, Jude 3 Project — Moderator
- Nicholas Rowe, Dean of Student Engagement, Gordon College
- Cleotha Robertson, Assistant Professor of Old Testament, Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary
The Sponsoring Organizations:
- The purpose of the City Ministry Initiative (CMI) is to build learning pathways into the beauty and brokenness of our city to highlight our common dignity and limitations as image bearers of God as we engage in and reflect on the practice of ministry in intercultural city contexts.
- The Jude 3 Project exists to help the Christian community know what they believe and why they believe it, with a distinctive emphasis on equipping those of African descent in the United States and abroad.
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