[Aretha Franklin and Sermon: Demons, History, and Christ]

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Carter, Dr. Harold, Chapel Speaker ITC MLK Fellows Program Side 1, Aretha Franklin Sings Side 2

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Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

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In this recording, awards are presented, Aretha Franklin sings gospel songs with a choir, and Dr. Harold Carter delivers a sermon titled “Demons, History, and Christ” where he talks about the Black religious experience including the charismatic preaching tradition.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with unidentified male presenting awards to Henry Mitchell and others.

00:06:10 Henry Mitchell prays.

00:08:23 Singing by Aretha Franklin and chorus: “Mary Don’t You Weep”, “Take My Hand Precious Lord”, “Give Yourself to Jesus”, “How I Got Over”, “What a Friend We Have In Jesus”, and “Amazing Grace”.

00:47:24 Audio cuts off.

00:48:29 Audio returns with choir singing “Christ the Solid Rock”.

00:49:03 Unidentified man leads in Psalm 1.

00:54:45 Unidentified woman prays.

01:00:28 Dr. Harold Carter speaks about the service and reads Philippians 2:12-13.

01:02:03 Introduces sermon title “Demons, History, Christ”.

01:08:48 Talks about the Black religious experience including the charismatic preaching tradition.

01:25:04 Talks about Christ coming down from heaven.

01:27:46 Singing: “Amazing Grace” and “We’ll Understand it Better By and By”.

01:32:25 Presentation made to Henry Mitchell.

01:34:03 Audio ends.


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