Title

[The Vocational Responsibility of the Black Church] (audio)

Original Title

Wilmore presentation, The Vocational Responsibility of the Black Church

Authors

Gayraud Wilmore

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Collection

Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1984-10-19

Playing Time

01:00:07

Abstract

In this audio recording, Gayraud Wilmore gives a presentation on the vocational responsibility of the Black Church. Within his presentation, he discusses white evangelicalism. He also defines vocation and discusses the Black underclass and Black bourgeoisie.

File Name

auc.120.b03t43.19841019.aud0043

Comments

00:00:07 Audio begins with Gayraud Wilmore talking about how honored he is to speak.

00:04:03 Talks about white evangelical alliance belief in reconstructing America.

00:08:29 Discusses the two senses in which the word vocation is used in the church.

00:13:33 Audio becomes distorted.

00:49:07 Talks about how Black Theology must become discourse, and dealing with cultural distortion of Black underclass and alienation of Black bourgeoisie.

00:55:25 Discusses failure and limitations of electoral politics.

01:00:07 Audio ends.

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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