[Response to Cain Felder by Peter J. Paris] (audio)

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Response to Cain Felder: by Peter Paris, Cheryl Gilkes

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In this audio recording, Peter J. Paris presents a response to Cain Felder’s presentation on “The Bible as Foundational for Future Meaning in the Black Religious Experience.” In his presentation, he argues Cain provides new biblical evidence for Black theology. Cheryl Townsend also offers remarks on Cain Felder. There is a discussion following both Paris and Townsend.

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00:00:03 Audio begins with applause and Charles Long discussing the subterranean world.

00:01:39 Peter J. Paris talks about the need for the Society for the Study of Black Religion and responds to Cain Felder.

00:04:06 Talks about argument over Blackness in the Bible and Cain’s argument that providing new biblical evidence for Black theology.

00:07:03 Discusses how he was impressed by Cain’s criticism of the decision making process in the cannon formation.

00:16:35 Ends response presentation.

00:16:38 Charles Long thanks Peter J. Paris and introduces Cheryl Townsend.

00:17:41 Cheryl Townsend gives greetings and talks about growing up in an ethnic community.

00:34:34 Ends response.

00:49:08 An unidentified man talks about his constructive intent is not to argue for Black nationalism.

00:53:26 Discussion.

01:29:48 Audio ends.


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