UTI Lecture Series: "As the Spirit of the Lord Gives Utterance - Bishop OT Jones, Jr. as Revisionist Pentecostal Theologian"

The first lecture in the Urban Theological Institute of
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia's Public Lecture Series

Bishop Ozro Thurston Jones, Jr.

 "As the Spirit of the Lord Gives Utterance:
Bishop Ozro Thurston Jones, Jr. as Revisionist Pentecostal Theologian"

Saturday, April 17, 2010

The first lecture in the Urban Theological Institute of
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia's Public Lecture Series

Bishop Ozro Thurston Jones, Jr.

 "As the Spirit of the Lord Gives Utterance:
Bishop Ozro Thurston Jones, Jr. as Revisionist Pentecostal Theologian"

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Presenter: Professor Eric Lewis Williams
Faculty Fellow in Theology and Homiletics
Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI

Professor Eric WilliamsProfessor Eric Williams is the 2009 Faculty Fellow at Western Theological Seminary, where he teaches in the areas of theology and homiletics. An ordained minister of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), Williams holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from the McCormick Theological Seminary, the Master of Divinity degree from The Divinity School, Duke University and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Graduate Institute of Religion at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

Professor Williams' studies and ministry have taken him to the continents of Africa, South America, Europe, extensively throughout the continental United States and to several Islands of the Caribbean. His research and writing interests include urban ministry and evangelism, preaching as theological discourse, Black sacred rhetoric, contemporary theologies of the Holy Spirit, religion and cultural criticism and African-American political theologies.

In addition to his formal theological studies, Williams has served congregations within the states of Illinois, New York, Connecticut and North Carolina as well as in the United Kingdom. Williams desires to work bi-vocationally as a parish minister and Christian theologian within the academy. (source: Western Theological Seminary)

Co-sponsored by:

The Urban Theological Institute of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, Dr. Quintin Robertson, Director

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Jurisdiction, The Church of God in Christ, Bishop Benjamin J. Ravenel, Presiding Prelate