[Black Concerns in Theological Education] (audio)

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Larry Jones address. Washington D. C.

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Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection

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In this audio recording, Lawrence Jones discusses Black theological education and the Society for the Study of Black Religion. He explains how important it is for Black scholars to become published. After Lawrence Jones gives his presentation there is a discussion among those present on scholarship and publication. Dr. Riggins Earl of the Interdenominational Theological Center is among those present and participating in the discussion.

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00:00:03 Audio begins with prayer in memory of Daniel Hill.

00:00:59 An unidentified man opens the meeting of the society and introduces Lawrence Jones.

00:02:59 Lawrence Jones gives opening remarks.

00:06:29 Jones talks about white denominational types and the NCNC and theological commission.

00:16:25 Talks about necessity to develop a hermeneutic and seeking an interpretive principle.

00:18:45 Discusses the importance of Black scholars publishing.

00:32:50 Questions and Comments.

01:33:07 Audio ends.


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