[ITC Matriculation Day Address: Human Resources for Religious Living by Dr. Samuel C. Kincheloe]

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Interdenominational Theological Center sociology of religion professor Dr. Samuel C. Kincheloe gives a Matriculation Day address. The subject of Dr. Kincheloe’s address is the human resources for religious living. He discusses the relationship between religion and human nature. Dr. Kincheloe also discusses the human emotions. The call of matriculate’s names and the ITC act of induction are also performed.

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00:00:09 Dr. Harry V. Richardson talks about and introduces Dr. Samuel C. Kincheloe, Professor of Sociology of Religion at Interdenominational Theological Center.

00:00:34 Dr. Samuel C. Kincheloe reads scripture and introduces the theme of human resources for religious living.

00:05:04 Talks about how the search for the relationship of religion and human nature needs to be on a different level from that of physiology.

00:10:47 Talks about how love developed is mutuality, shared experience, and three aspects of love.

00:15:00 Talks about memory and how humans can remember the past. Celebration of life is based on memory.

00:21:13 Talks about opportunities for those in ministry and they are the instruments and personalities through which the grace of God may come to the children of man.

00:21:42 Unidentified man calls the names of matriculates.

00:27:00 Unidentified man leads matriculates in the act of Induction.

00:28:47 Unidentified man leads in prayer.

00:30:23 Dr. Harry V. Richardson leads in singing hymn.

00:30:53 Audio ends.


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