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Biblical Hermeneutics For The Twenty-First Century African American Church: Introducing Seven Key Solutions Promoting Higher Education, Jacqueline Montague May 2014

Biblical Hermeneutics For The Twenty-First Century African American Church: Introducing Seven Key Solutions Promoting Higher Education, Jacqueline Montague

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Despite the fact that education builds knowledge, higher learning through Seminary is preached from many African American pulpits as having little merit. The author's hope is to channel broader understanding on how the seminary experience can make a difference in accomplishing the assignment commissioned by Jesus to a postmodern society. To achieve this goal, the author divulges the importance and necessity of seminary studies from a semiotic approach. Research includes a study of the hermeneutic circle and its three parts: text, messenger, and listeners; collected data from culture analyses and statistical reports to comprise three pastoral interviews. The objective ...


1978 Oru Commencement Address - Jesse Jackson, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library Apr 1978

1978 Oru Commencement Address - Jesse Jackson, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library

ORU Archival Collection

This is a transcript of the 1978 commencement address at Oral Roberts University held on April 30th, 1978. The address was given by civil rights leader, Reverend Jesse Jackson who also received an honorary doctorate from ORU. Jackson talked about ORU's reputation for racial integration and equality and challenged the students and university to continue to live out the dream of equality in education.


Black Awareness Chapel 2-21-1973 - Student Testimonies, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library Feb 1973

Black Awareness Chapel 2-21-1973 - Student Testimonies, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library

Chapel Audio & Transcripts

This is a transcript of a Chapel on the campus of Oral Roberts University during the 1973 Black Awareness Week. The chapel is dedicated to testimonies of black students reflecting on the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. for racial equality.


Racial Brotherhood Chapel - 10-15-1969, Maynard Ungerman Oct 1969

Racial Brotherhood Chapel - 10-15-1969, Maynard Ungerman

Chapel Audio & Transcripts

This is a transcript of a Chapel service on the campus of Oral Roberts Unviersity in Tulsa, OK. This chapel is dedicated to the topic of Racial Brotherhood. A panel of speakers address racism against Jewish and Negro people in America and in the city of Tulsa include Mrs. Maynard Ungerman, Finney Att, Jeanie Sinclair, Kathrine Copeland, Betty Hopkins. The panel is moderated by Maynard Ungerman, a Jewish lawyer and civil rights activist from Tulsa.