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‘Forrest Harris’

READ THIS BOOK – January 2016

Jan. 17, 2016—Each month, we ask a member of the Vanderbilt Divinity School faculty to recommend a book they are currently reading. Our January recommendation is offered by Forrest Harris, Associate Professor of the Practice of Ministry and Director of the Kelly Miller Smith Institute on the African-American Church.           Stand Your Ground: Black...

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Carpenter Stands with Dr. Harris and American Baptist College

Mar. 25, 2015—by Lyndsey Godwin, Assistant Director, Carpenter Program Religion, Gender, and Sexuality The Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality at Vanderbilt Divinity School expresses its support of and admiration for Dr. Forrest Harris, our colleague and President of American Baptist College. Dr. Harris’s decision to invite Bishop Yvette Flunder, Dr. Allen Boesak, and Pastor Delman Coates...

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Feature: Brian Anthony Cash, MDiv

Oct. 16, 2013—On Saturday, September 21, 2013, the Kelly Miller Smith Institute on Black Church Studies held the first social justice forum of the 2013-2014 academic year. The Divinity School was honored by the presence of visiting scholar Obery Hendricks, author of The Politics of Jesus: Rediscovering the True Revolutionary Nature of Jesus’ Teachings and How They...

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