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Prelude to a Post-Racist Future: African Christians in Europe and Africa before 1700


Date: September 24
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


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The Media Project and the Acton Institute, in partnership with the Center for Early African Christianity, are hosting a series of lectures on what historic Christianity in Africa can teach us about racial justice in America today. Our next lecture will feature Dr. David D. Daniels, Henry Winters Luce Professor of World Christianity, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago. It will be hosted LIVE on Thursday, Sept 24th at 12pm EST on the ReligionUnplugged Facebook page. The October lecture will be held on October 15 and feature Lisa Fields.

Magazine Training International is a co-sponsor of this lecture series.


David Daniels

Bishop David Daniels III is the Henry Winters Luce Professor of World Christianity at McCormick Theological Seminary, having joined the faculty in 1987. A bishop in the Church of God in Christ, he chairs the National Board of Education for the denomination and directs the 5th Illinois-East Jurisdictional Academy for Ordination and Licensure. Since 1987, he has been a member of St. Luke Church of God in Christ where Bishop James Curtis Austin, Sr. serves as the pastor; Bishop Austin is the jurisdictional bishop. Bishop Daniels received the Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College, obtained the Master of Divinity from Yale University, and earned a Ph.D. in Church History from Union Theological Seminary. He is the author of over 50 essays, academic articles, and chapters in books edited by scholars and has served as a member of seven research projects funded by various foundations, including the Eli Lilly Endowment, the Luce Foundation, and Pew Charitable Trust.