[Towards a Black Evangelism, Part One]

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Mitchell, Dr. Henry H., Towards a Black Evangelism Side 1-3 (1of 2)

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

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This recording features a short presentation on Black culture and religion. There are questions from the audience related to biblical and oral traditions, and the sacred versus the profane. Audience members include Dr. Henry H. Mitchell and Ella Mitchell, and Charles H.Long

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00:00:04 Audio begins with an unidentified man talking about the role of the church and Black culture and religion.

00:01:43 Questions and comments from the audience.

00:12:07 Henry Mitchell discusses biblical tradition and oral tradition.

00:22:58 Charles Long gives an example of minstrel shows.

00:25:01 An unidentified man talks about sources that are helpful, and goods accumulating in society.

00:26:54 Man discusses difficulty of being a social scientist, with the assertion of the absolute continuity of the sacred and profane.

00:39:24 Audio ends.


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