Title

[The Role of the Black Preacher: The Ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.]

Original Title

Mitchell, Dr. Henry H., MLK Jr. Lectures #2 at CRDS/BH/CR

Authors

Henry Mitchell

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Collection

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

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1970-10-26

Playing Time

00:56:43

Abstract

Dr. Henry Mitchell lectures on the role of the preacher. In this lecture, he uses the ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an exemplar. He discusses King’s call to ministry and the tools he used in its practice. Dr. Mitchell also answers questions.

File Name

auc.048.b11t02.19701026.aud0040

Comments

00:00:05 Audio begins with Dr. Henry Mitchell talking about Dr. King and the program of Black Church studies.

00:03:53 Dr. Mitchell receives questions from the audience.

00:08:12 Talks about Dr. Kings call to ministry.

00:15:40 Talks about Dr. King being aware of his vocation of a person much more than the media was aware.

00:17:38 The first part of a film is played.

00:19:43 Receives questions.

00:21:30 The next section of the film played.

00:28:13 Talks about the need to realize what was said about Gandhi and his view on non-violence.

00:34:13 Receives questions.

00:45:37 Audio cuts off.

00:45:52 Audio returns with Dr. Mitchell talking about violence and non-violence.

00:51:14 Talks about American democracy being unjust and the cry to destroy it and start over is ridiculous.

00:55:20 Talks about Dr. King needing tools but having them also and how these tools represent the tools of the Black preacher.

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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