[The Holy Spirit and Black Liberation] (audio)

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Book Review and Panel Discussion


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This audio features a lecture on the Holy Spirit. The lecturer connects the Holy Spirit to Black liberation. He explains how the Holy Spirit has often been neglected in Black theological discourse and how it is important to Black liberation. He argues the Holy Spirit is essential to the future of Black theological literature. At the end of his presentation there are questions presented by the audience.

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00:00:11 Audio begins with unidentified man expressing he is not like his usual self due to his bad plane experience.

00:01:07 Introduces the topic of the Holy Spirit and the Doctrine of the Trinity/Godhead.

00:04:46 Talks about the Christian response to God is to try to perfect oneself, and how the Holy Spirit is necessary for Black liberation.

00:20:19 Talks about the core of being and the ability to feel oneness with others and God.

00:26:21 Talks about how the Holy Spirit must have a central place in future Black Theology literature and gives three reasons; the way God comes to us, the point of identification, and to make redemption and victory of righteousness possible.

00:29:33 Question and answer session.

01:04:07 Audio ends.


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