Lecture 5 - 2020: African American Religious History Series: Five Faces of the African American Religious Experience with Professor Marvin McMickle
Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1948, Rev. Marvin A. McMickle is a 1970 graduate of Aurora University where he earned a B.A. in Philosophy. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and completed two additional years of graduate study at Columbia University in NewYork City. He earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1998. He received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from his Alma Mater, Aurora University, in 1990 and was also awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio, in 2010.
Dr. McMickle served as the 12th President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, New York from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2019. Prior to joining CRCDS he was pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio from 1987 to 2011 and a member of the Board of Trustees of Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. McMickle was also the Professor of Homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio, from 1996 to 2011. Upon retiring from Ashland, the faculty named him Professor Emeritus. He is the author of 15 books and dozens of articles that regularly appear in professional journals and magazines. His writings also appear in Feasting on the Word and Preaching God’s Transforming Justice two recent preaching commentaries. He is a member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and has also served as a Visiting Professor of Preaching at Yale University Divinity School. Dr. McMickle is currently the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at CRCDS.
- Wednesday, March 11, 2020
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Central - Kusler-Cox Auditorium
- Central Library