[Black Church Studies: The Black Soul]

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Mitchell, Dr. Henry H., Black Church Studies H.H.M. Lectures (Pittsburgh, PA)


Henry Mitchell

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Dr. Henry Mitchell delivers a lecture on Black Church studies. In this lecture he discusses the Black soul and the commitment that is needed.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with Dr. Henry Mitchell talking about teaching that no one has done before; the idea of Black Church studies.

00:03:42 Talks about how under the influence of Black culture, soul has new meaning and that concept being the point of the presentation.

00:05:15 Talks about how there is a great deal more to soul than what one sees and hears because soul means involvement and commitment.

00:12:51 Talks about looking back to when he was caught up in defending Christianity based on living standards.

00:14:26 Talks about catechism and chief end of man.

00:19:45 Talks about taking more than one needs.

00:20:56 Talks about how soul is character.

00:25:32 Prayer.

00:26:06 Audio ends.


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