Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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/preachingwithpower. Contact media@ltsp.edu for more information.

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