Episode 100

A Conversation on Black Preaching with Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert

February 5th, 2018

50 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

Happy Black History Month! In this episode we talk about black preaching with our esteemed guest, the Reverend Dr. Kenyatta R. Gilbert. Dr. Gilbert is Associate Professor of Homiletics at the Howard University School of Divinity. He is author of The Journey and Promise of African American Preaching, A Pursued Justice: Black Preaching from the Great Migration to Civil Rights, and his forthcoming book Exodus Preaching: Crafting Sermons on Justice and Hope. You can follow him on twitter @preachingproj.

In this conversation, we talk about:
-Dr. Gilbert’s favorite sermons
-Black Preaching as an art form
-The centrality of Black Preaching in the Black Church
-The church’s response to Trumpism
-How evangelicals hijacked the message of Christianity

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