Hope on the Brink: Understanding the Emergence of Nihilism in Black America (Paperback)

Hope on the Brink: Understanding the Emergence of Nihilism in Black America By Lewis Brogdon, Jr. Ray, Stephen G. (Foreword by) Cover Image
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About the Contributor(s): Lewis Brogdon is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Black Church Studies and Director of the Black Church Studies Program at Louisville Seminary. Brogdon has served churches in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. He has coauthored an article with Amos Yong on "The Decline of African American Theology? A Critical Response to Thabiti Anyabwile" in the Journal of Reformed Theology, and recently published an essay on "African American Pentecostalism" in A Handbook of Pentecostal Christianity.

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Dr. Lewis Brogdon currently works at Simmons College of Kentucky, a growing HBCU in Louisville, as the new Provost and Dean of the School of Religion. He formerly worked at Claflin University, an HBCU in Orangeburg South Carolina, as an Assistant Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies, and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary as an Assistant Professor of New Testament and Director of the Black Church Studies. Dr. Brogdon has written numerous books such as No Longer a Slave But a Brother: An African American Reading of Paul's Letter to Philemon (2013), The New Pentecostal Message? An Introduction to the Prosperity Movement (2015), and Dying to Lead: The Disturbing Trend of Clergy Suicide (2014), as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters. He is a sought out preacher, public speaker, and panelist that receives invitations to the White House, is a regular guest on Black Politics Today, and presents workshops at major conferences like the Hampton Ministers Conference at Hampton University and the Global 21 Congress in Jerusalem.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781620327579
ISBN-10: 1620327570
Publisher: Cascade Books
Publication Date: May 29th, 2013
Pages: 106
Language: English