Fuller Events to Celebrate Black History Month

  • Beyond Forgiveness: Radical Hospitality in Romans

    Sponsored by the Office of African American Church Studies

    Thursday February 27, 2104 @ 10 AM - 12 PM
    Travis Auditorium

    About the Speaker

    Dr. Robert Jewett, Ph.D. is a minister in the United Methodist Church and a New Testament scholar with broad, interdisciplinary interests. He taught at Morningside College and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary before becoming a guest professor at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 2000. In 2009 Jewett started spending part of each year as Theologian-in-Residence at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church has concentrated on the history and social structure of early Christianity as well as the relation between the Bible and popular culture.

    Among the 26 books he has written or edited are: A Chronology of Paul’s Life (1979), The Thessalonian Correspondence (1986), Jesus Against the Rapture: Seven Unexpected Prophecies (1979), Paul the Apostle to America (1994), Saint Paul at the Movies (1993), Saint Paul Returns to the Movies (1999), Captain (2003) and Mission and Menace: Four Centuries of American Religious Zeal 2008).

    Additional events in honor of Black History Month:

    "Loving the Enemy: Two Remarkable Faith Stories”
    Monday, February 24
    5:00–7:00 pm
    Payton 101
    The Africana Student Association and the African Student Fellowship will host a time of sharing in spoken word, music, and dance, celebrating the African American experience through the lives of Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr.

    All Seminary Chapel with Dr. Wilfred Graves
    Wednesday, February 26
    10:00–10:50 am
    Dr. Wilfred Graves is a Fuller alum, holding an MDiv as well as the distinction of being the first African American to receive a PhD in Historical Theology from Fuller. He now serves as executive coordinator to the senior pastor at West Angeles Church of God in Christ.

    “A Conversation on Black Hair”
    Wednesday, February 26
    Travis Auditorium
    5:30 pm
    Fuller academic advisor and alum Jeanelle Austin will host this event sponsored by African American Church Studies. A panel of students moderated by Janet Labberton will lead a conversation about African American hair in a welcoming environment.

    For more information on any of these events, contact the African American Studies Office at 626.584.5591 or afam-studies@fuller.edu.

  • Where: Pasadena Campus
  • Dates:
    • Starts: Monday, February 24, 2014
    • Ends: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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