Preaching with Power 2008 Lecture: The Rev. Dr. Barbara Holmes
Five sermons and one lecture by six distinguished African American preachers and theologians, and a celebration of black sacred music comprise Preaching with Power: A Forum on Black Preaching and Theology. Tuesday, March 11, 11:30 am, LTSP, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Center
The Reverend Dr. Barbara Holmes is the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dean of the Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. She holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University, an MDiv from Columbia Theological Seminary, and a JD from the Walter F. George School of Law. Dr. Holmes is a scholar, author, teacher, and community leader. Among her publications are: Joy Unspeakable: Contemplative Practices of the Black Church (Fortress Press, 2004), Race and Cosmos: An Invitation to View the World Differently (Trinity Press International, 2002), and A Private Woman in Public Spaces: Barbara Jordan's Speeches on Ethics, Public Religion, and Law (Trinity Press Inter-national, 2000). In addition to her books, Dr. Holmes has published numerous articles and is a nationally sought after speaker and lecturer. She is the recipient of many fellowships, grants and awards including the John Templeton Science and Religion Syllabus Award in 2001.
Additional Preaching with Power sermons and lectures through the years are available from purchase - see www.Ltsp.edu/uti/power.html. 2008 recordings will be available in mid-April 2008. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 2008 Hein-Fry Lectures
February 19, 2008
Lecturer: Dr. Wanda Deifelt
Respondent: Dr. Nelson Rivera
Does Lutheran theology justify fundamentalism?
(Lecture 1) Dr. Deifelt
Advocacy and political participation: Is there a Lutheran political theology?
(Lecture 2) Dr. Deifelt
Response (Lecture 3) Dr. Rivera
Gender, Power, and Pastoring the People of God
Special lecture presented by The Rev. Dr. Pamela Cooper-White, Professor of Pastoral Theology on Monday, February 11, 2008, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Learning Center at LTSP.
NOTE: Prof. Cooper-White addresses a difficult subject, especially in the way women are depicted in the media. She uses images as part of her presentation that some viewers might find difficult to view, as she explains in the lecture. Children and those who might be offended by strong images should not view this video.