Soul survivors: An interpretation of the African-American religious experience
October 9, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center, Fountain Lounge
A lecture by Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III, senior pastor at Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield, Mich.
Rev. Carlyle Fielding Stewart III is a writer, scholar, teacher, preacher, peace activist, drum major for justice, workshop presenter and lecturer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio; a Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago; Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Chicago Theological Seminary; and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1982.
With his deep activist spirituality roots in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and United Methodist Church, this fourth generation preacher-pastor has been honored for his humanitarianism, his dedication to ministry, and for his service to Church and Society. His special interests lie in achieving social justice and the education of young people.
Stewart has published numerous books including: Soul Survivors: An African American Spirituality; God, Being and Liberation: A Comparative Analysis of the Theologies and Ethics of James H. Cone and Howard Thurman; Black Spirituality and Black Consciousness: Soul Force, Culture and Freedom in the African-American Experience; and Street Corner Theology: Indigenous Reflections on the Reality of God in the African American Experience.
Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome!