Dear CME Family,
Join CME150 Facebook/YouTube Live Conversation with Dr. Skip Mason this Sunday as he hosts a conversation remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Love Henry Whelchel, Jr. who passed this week. Dr. Whelchel was a distinguished professor of African American Church History, Interdenominational Theological Center, former chair of the Department of Religion at Clark Atlanta University, author. Some of the former churches that he led includes Metropolitan C. M. E. Church, Birmingham, Alabama; Russell Memorial C. M. E. Church, Durham, North Carolina; Phillips Temple C. M. E. Church, Dayton, Ohio; and Phillips Temple C. M. E. Church, Los Angeles, California.
His body of work includes My Chains Fell Off: William Wells Brown A Fugitive Abolitionist; Co-author of “How Long This Road” Race, Religion, and the Legacy of C. Eric Lincoln; Hell Without Fire: Conversion in Slave Religion. His most recent publications include: The History and Heritage of African American Churches: A Way Out of No Way; The Genesis of Christianity in Africa, and the Genius of the Black Preacher; and Sherman’s March and the Emergence of the Independent Black Church Movement.
Special guests includes
Bishop Thomas Louis Brown Sr., Presiding Prelate, 6th Episcopal District
Dr, Jermaine Marshall, Professor of Church History, Pastor of Williams Memorial Institutional Church, Harlem, New York
Dr, Lisa Allen McLaurin, Helmar E. Nielsen Associate Professor of Church Music and Worship, Interdenominational Theological Center
Dr. Raymond R. Sommerville, CME Church Historian
Dr. Paul L. Brown, President/Dean of Phillips School of Theology at the Interdenominational Theological Center
Rev. Gregory Williams, Pastor, The Power Good News Church
Former Students of Dr. Whelchel and "in his own words" video excerpts of Dr. Whelchel over the years.
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