Jeremiah Wright Master Class

WHAT:  Continuing Education Master Class with Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, "Theology From The Black Perspective"

WHEN:  Monday, May 19 through Friday, May 23, 2014
              8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

WHERE:  Hafer Center, second floor of the Philip Schaff Library on campus

COST:    $250 per person plus cost of text books

              $200 per person if 10 persons or more register and pay together from one church or organization

              2.0 Continuing Education Credits


To provide a survey and an analysis of the many different theologies preached and practiced by the Black churches in the Diaspora from the days of the European enslavement of Africans ("The Invisible Institution") up through the 21st Century. To compare and contrast the broad range of theologies found in Christian congregations (and denominations) on the Continent of Africa with Black Christian Churches in the Diaspora.

Special emphasis will be given to the diversity of Black Christian theologies and the widely disparate and textured experiences of Africans under colonialization on the Continent and chattel slavery in the Black Atlantic. Taking seriously the 'four" Black Americas in the United States described by Eugene Robinson and the issues of class as explicated by Kerri Day, the course will examine the reality of the fact that there is no "monolithic" Black church or Black theology.


Registration in the academic course for 3 credits is open to all enrolled students at Lancaster Seminary. To attend, students must apply in the Admissions Office. The academic course starts Sunday, May 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, and runs Monday-Friday, May 19-23 from 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Auditing the academic course is not permitted.


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