Hood Thelogical Seminary: Continuing Education Seminar

Dr. Herman Thomas, Adjunct Professor of Church History

and African American Studies

at Hood Theological Seminary, will lead a three session seminar

The History of Christianity and
the African American Church

Saturday, October 10th, 17th and 31st, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Host Seminar Site:
York Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

201 Tyson Street

Greenville, NC  27834


Host Pastor:
Rev. D’Andre James Daniels


Sponsored by

Hood Theological Seminary

In conjunction with

The Eastern North Carolina Episcopal District of the

African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E. Zion) Church

Designed to increase the awareness of pastors and lay leaders to significant historical events, themes, and characters in the evolution of Christianity and the African American Church.

The Seminar will enable participants to:

  • Gain basic knowledge of the key historical events in the history of the Christian Church
  • Understand the significant place of the African American church in the history of Christianity
  • Explore current and future implications of the relationship between Christianity and the African American Church

Attendance at all three seminars is required in order to receive a Continuing Education (C.E.) Certificate for this seminar.

Dr. Herman Thomas, a distinguished teacher, scholar and researcher, is Adjunct Professor of Church History and African American Studies at Hood Theological Seminary. He is former Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Shaw University. He was Faculty Associate for Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Coordinator of the U.T.O.P. Program, UNC-Charlotte. He has a B.S. from N.C. A & T University; a B.D. and a M.Div. from Duke University Divinity School; and a Ph.D. from Hartford Seminary Foundation. He was awarded the Medallion for 25 years of Service to UNC-Charlotte and the Unsung Hero Award from N.C. A & T University. He is a member of Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. He is author of James W.C. Pennington, African-American Churchman and Abolitionist (1995).

Pre-Registration is required. To register, please send your check, made payable to HTS – C.E. Seminars, with your name, address, phone and email to Hood Theological Seminary, 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144. The Distance Learning Committee can authorize onsite registration.

For additional information regarding this seminar, please contact:
Rev. Erlinda C. Dobson, N.C. Conference Committee Chair

Phone: 252-514-0286

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