[The Use of the Bible in the Black Church in America by Rev. Dr. Kane H. Helder of Howard University Divinity School] (audio)

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Gammon Theological Seminary Centennial Convocation. Dr. Cain Felder, Use the Bible in the Black Church in America. Responses on T. Hony Waters. Tape 5 of 11


Kane H. Helder

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In this audio recording, Reverend Dr. Kane H. Helder is introduced by Brother Murphy. Reverend Dr. Helder gives a presentation on the use of the Bible in the Black Church in America. In his presentation, he discusses Negro spirituals and biblical critique.

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00:00:03 Audio begins with Brother Murphy introducing his subject “The Use of the Bible in the Black Church in America”.

00:00:25 Rev. Dr. Kane H. Helder thanks Brother Murphy for the introduction.

00:03:58 He talks about how usage of the Bible since the Enlightenment has been conditioned by the advent of historical and literary analysis.

00:08:25 Discusses biblical usage and Negro spirituals.

00:22:22 Discusses witness of the kerygma as it manifests itself in the church.

00:39:10 Presentation ends.

00:40:06 Reaction panel featuring Dr. Thomas Hoyt, John Waters, and C.G. Newsome.

00:59:47 Audio ends.


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