Urban Visions and the Black Church in the 21st Century


Program D.Min
Field of Study History
Class# H 652
Location TBD
Time TBD
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Core/Elective Elective

This course studies the Black Church in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries through the lens of the urban context. The course will focus on the continuities and discontinuities in the Black Church’s engagement with the urban context in the United States. The course will discuss the impact of the Black Church on the changing urban context as well as the impact of the urban context on the evolving Black Church, with critical attention given to the competition between models of ministry in different eras.