Religious Liberty and the Black Church:
A Baptist Joint Committee Symposium

convo_logod1The Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock headlined a lecture and panel discussion, focusing on religious liberty and the black church. Both events were Thursday, November 10, on the campus of the Howard University School of Divinity and School of Law.

You can watch an archived video of the lecture at this link or embedded on the page below. A highlight video will be released soon. Click here to read a Report from the Capital story about the symposium.

The presentations were also part of the Howard University School of Divinity Centennial Alumni Convocation. Watch the full lecture below and hear reactions from those in attendance in our highlight video.

Highlight video

 

Full lecture (via Howard University School of Divinity)

Symposium Schedule (from Nov. 10, 2016):

11:30 am – 12:45 pm:  Lecture
Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock
Response: Dr. Harold Dean Trulear, Howard University School of Divinity
Location: Moot Court Room, Basement Level of Houston Hall

1 pm – 2:15 pm:  Lunch and Learn Panel in Dining Hall
Moderator:
Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive Director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies 

Panelists:
Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock
Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner
The Honorable Judge Alex Williams Jr.

 

Raphael G. Warnock

RGW (1)The Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock was the featured speaker at the symposium on Religious Liberty and the Black Church.

For more than a decade, Warnock has served as the pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, which was the spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The recipient of numerous honors and awards, the media often enlists Warnock to provide commentary on the issues of the day. He is the author of The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety, and Public Witness

Photos from the Symposium

 

Listen to a podcast of Warnock’s lecture with an introduction from Charles Watson Jr.