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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

"Preaching as Moral Imagination"



Speaker Profile: Teresa Fry Brown


Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology and Associate Pastor of New Bethel AME Church

Dr. Fry Brown's research interests include homiletics, womanism, womanist ethics, socio-cultural transformation, and African diaspora history focusing on African American spiritual values. In addition to four complete books, she has written articles and chapters for over a dozen more, including Those Preaching Women, Vol. 3, The Abingdon Women's Preaching Annual and most recently Delivering the Sermon: Voice,Body and Animation in Proclamation. A former speech pathologist, Dr. Fry Brown is ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church and currently serves as associate pastor of New Bethel AME church in Lithonia, Georgia. In 2010, she became the first African American woman to attain the rank of full professor at Candler.

Festival Schedule

May 18th - 2:30pm - Buckhead Theater - Lecture

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