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Spreading the Word Project: Theology

Books related to Theology

The Quest of the Historical Jesus. Albert Schweitzer

As part of the Isaac R. Clark audio collection (auc.117.b26t07.19651107.aud 0029) Interdenominational Theological Center New Testament professor Joseph A. Johnson Jr. in a 1965 lecture on Albert Schweitzer's contributions to New Testament Studies claims on this book rests Schweitzer's abiding fame.

The Fear of God, Fred Berthold

This book is mentioned by Interdenominational Theological Center Sociology of Religion professor Dr. Samuel C. Kincheloe in 1960 presentation at ITC (auc.117.b26t22.19601011.aud0044)

Spreading the Word collections relating to Theology

Martin Luther King Jr. Fellows in Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection: This fellowship was funded in 1971 for the purpose of developing literature, curriculum, and bibliographical materials in the area of Black Church practice at Colgate Rochester Divinity School. The collection of correspondence, curriculum materials, minutes, media, printed materials, and financial documents preserves the project’s history. Contained within the collection are photographs of Fellows in various settings, including Africa.  Additionally 72 audio reel-to-reel and cassette tapes provide insight to fellows’ lectures, sermons, speeches, and interviews with scholars such as renowned scholar, Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois, accessible via RADAR.  

Society for the Study of Black Religion CollectionThe Society for the Study of Black Religion (SSBR) is “an organization devoted to scholarly inquiry about the Black religious experience, particularly from a Christian standpoint.” Founded in 1972 in New York City, the professional society is largely composed of persons engaged in active teaching and/or research about Black religion.  Audio and video tapes feature are prominent scholars and educators such as C. Eric Lincoln, Major J. Jones, Pauli Murray, James Cone, and Cornel West. Speeches and presentations cover a broad range of topics such as liberation theology, African American religion and culture, Black feminism, religious “cults”, and religion in the Caribbean and Africa. Listen to the recordings via RADAR.

Digital Exhibit

Audiovisual materials available

Listen to a few audio recordings from the Society for the Study of Black Religion collection. Find the entire recorded collection on RADAR.