Princeton Seminary Professor to speak at Stillman Religious Emphasis Series
By Samantha Bolden
Stillman will hold its annual Religious Emphasis Series March 13-14 at 11 a.m., in Birthright Auditorium. This two-day program brings established speakers to share their expertise and knowledge with the Stillman community. Dr. Cleophus La Rue, Princeton Theological Seminary’s Francis Landey Patton Professor of Homiletics, will be the guest speaker.
Dr. La Rue received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Baylor University, and his M. Div and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton Seminary. He specializes in the theory and method of African American preaching and worship. An ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention of America, Dr. La Rue is the former pastor of two churches in Texas as well as the former interim pastor of churches in Harlem and Jamaica Queens, New York. He is a frequent speaker at churches, seminaries, and conferences throughout the country.
Some of his publications include: The Heart of Black Preaching (Westminster Jon Knox Press, 1999), Power in the Pulpit: How America’s Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons, editor. (Westminster Jon Knox 2002), and This Is My Story: Testimonies and Sermons of Black Women in Ministry (Westminster Jon Knox Press, 2005).
“He is one of the leading scholars of preaching in America”, said Dr. David Ngong, Associate Professor of Religion.
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