We're celebrating the 30th anniversary of this Judson Press best-seller! The best of biblical scholarship and theological reflection is combined in these sermons that speak eloquently about a question of vital importance to all Christianswhat does it mean to be a person under God? In these thirteen sermons, Proctor and Watley:
• Emphasize the urgent need for interdependence of all people in order to fulfill God's compassionate will for individuals, nations, and the world• Examine the cultural, social, political, economic, and religious realities of our world as they are and as they should be if Christians are to take God's Word seriously.• Offer hope and direction for living in steadfast confidence as people of God.
Also includes a foreword by noted emerging preacher and theologian Adam L. Bond who reflects on the impact and legacy of these two giants.
Reverend Dr. Samuel DeWitt Proctor (1921-1997) was Pastor Emeritus of the Abyssinian Baptist Church of New York City and Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University. Dr. Proctor was President of Virginia Union University, Richmond and North Carolina A&T State University. He held administrative positions with the Peace Corps in Nigeria and Washington, D.C. and the National Council of Churches.
Dr. Proctor served on the governing boards of the United Negro College Fund, National Urban League and the Overseer's Visiting Committee for the Divinity School at Harvard University. He was Pastor-In-Residence for the Institute for Child Advocacy at Children's Defense Fund/Haley Farm. He was awarded honorary doctorate degrees from more than 50 colleges and universities. Dr. Proctor was a prolific writer and preacher, authoring We Have This Ministry, How Shall They Hear, and Sermons from the Black Pulpit, among many others.
Rev. William D. Watley, Ph.D. is the Senior Pastor of the historic Saint Philip A.M.E. Church in Atlanta, GA.
A prolific author, Dr. Watley has written and edited twenty-one books and has authored several booklets and articles throughout the past two decades. He is the founder and C.E.O. of New Seasons Press, the publishing division of William Watley Ministries.
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