Spring Symposium

This one-day symposium centers on secular trends and trajectories relevant to the future of Black Church Studies.

2016 Spring Symposium: 

“If You Lie, You’ll Steal”: Ethical Challenges and Opportunities for the Black Church Today

Friday, May 13th | Daniel J. Theron Assembly Room Princeton Seminary Library
Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.
Morning Panel Discussion, 10:00–12:00 p.m.
  • “Ethical Challenges and Opportunities for the Black Church Today”
Lunch, 12:00–1:15 p.m. 
Lunch is available for $15 per person.
Afternoon Panel Discussion 1:30–3:15 p.m.
  • 5 distinct small group training workshops led by pastoral and scholar facilitators
 Closing Plenary 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
  • “Creating Ethical Community”
PARTICIPANTS (More to be announced): 
The Reverend Lawrence Aker, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY
Ambassador Suzan Johnson-Cook, New York, NY

Dr. Keri Day, Brite Divinity School, Dallas, Texas

The Reverend Anthony Trufant, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Clifton Granby, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT
Bishop Donald Hilliard, Cathedral International Church, Perth Amboy, NJ

The Reverend Dr. Peter Paris, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ

For more information, contact BlackChurchStudies@ptsem.edu  or call 609.524.6010.