[Black Women and Black Religion] (audio)

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Annual Banquet. Ella Mitchell, Black Women and Black Religion


Ella Mitchell

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This recording features a presentation on Black women and Black religion by Dr. Ella Mitchell. In her presentation, she discusses hermeneutical error by giving examples from the Bible. She also gives a cultural basis for Black women in the clergy.

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00:00:10 Audio begins with chatter.

00:00:26 Unidentified man calls the audience to attention and welcomes members.

00:05:04 Introduces Ella Mitchell and gives a brief biography.

00:11:35 Dr. Ella Mitchell gives preliminary remarks.

00:14:00 Opens up discussion with a series of questions on the topic of Black Women and Black Religion, giving biblical and cultural basis for Black women in the clergy.

00:24:34 Talks about the error of the inability to engage in sound hermeneutics, giving examples from Deuteronomy.

00:31:34 Audio ends.


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