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Friday, October 3rd• 12 Noon
The Life and Legacy of Bishop Joseph Johnson
In honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 60th anniversary of his graduation from Vanderbilt University, an esteemed group of panelists will reflect on Bishop Joseph Johnson as a scholar, a bishop, and a civil rights advocate, as well as his legacy as Vanderbilt’s first African American student. Lunch served. Free and open to the public.
Dr. Emilie Townes (Moderator)
Dean, Vanderbilt School of Divinity
Bishop Paul A. G. Stewart
Retired Senior Bishop
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Dr. Riggins R. Earl, Jr.
Professor, Ethics and Theology
Interdenominational Theological Center
Rev. Cynthia Johnson Oliver, JD
President, Bishop Joseph Johnson
Associate Pastor, Annandale United Methodist Church
Dr. Evelyn Parker
Professor of Practical Theology
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Perkins School of Theology
Southern Methodist University