[Continued-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. John Waters, response to Felder, continued; C.G. Newsome response to Felder. Felder response to respondents. Tape 6 of 11


Kane H. Helder

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This audio recording is a continuation of Rev. Dr. Kane H. Helder’s presentation, where responders critique it. Among the issues they raise include the positive aspects of Bible usage in the Black church. Also discussed are criteria for the authenticity of divine revelation.

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00:00:03 Audio begins with an unidentified man discussing how the New Testament church is accused of abusing the Old Testament.

00:02:14 He talks about the positive aspects of the use of the Bible in the Black church and Black tradition.

00:02:49 Talks about what he learned coming out of the illiterate tradition of the Black church.

00:05:52 Ends presentation.

00:07:39 Another unidentified man talks about how the presentation dealt with the issue of the authenticity of Black religion.

00:12:21 He discusses the Bible and literacy.

00:20:53 He further discusses the importance of the imagination in relationship of the bible and the criteria for authenticity of divine revelation.

00:21:47 Ends response.

00:21:54 Unidentified man discusses scholarly interchange.

00:23:09 Rev. Dr. Kane H. Helder responds to respondents.

00:36:08 Audio ends.


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