Title

[Sermon: Building Bridges]

Original Title

Dr. Henry Mitchell delivers a sermon on the importance of building bridges within a polarized society and multi-cultural society. He talks about the world of moral and cultural differences and the importance of building new human communities.

Authors

Henry Mitchell

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Collection

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

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

circa 1972

Playing Time

00:58:41

Abstract

Dr. Henry Mitchell delivers a sermon on the importance of building bridges within a polarized society and multi-cultural society. He talks about the world of moral and cultural differences and the importance of building new human communities.

File Name

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Comments

00:00:05 Audio begins with Dr. Henry Mitchell talking about preaching and culture.

00:04:59 Talks about preaching which is trans consciously effective.

00:06:36 Introduces 1st Corinthians 9:19-22.

00:08:12 Reads Mark 12:1-8 as a background passage.

00:10:12 Reads Ezekiel 3:15.

00:17:05 Talks about how God told Ezekiel to tell people who had forgotten God what to do.

00:25:24 Talks about building bridges and the world being full of moral and cultural differences which can polarize community.

00:33:43 Talks about how Ezekiel and the idea of Jerusalem being the normative community.

00:33:52 Talks about finding some “Uncle Tom’s” among Blacks, and how they don’t even know what being “Tom” is.

00:45:03 Talks about becoming suffering servants and being bridges (not tools) being walked on by two way traffic to build a new human community.

00:50:01 Talks about how Ezekiel discussed the need to be bridges and willing to be walked on.

00:56:42 Prayer.

00:58:41 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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