African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope
During this live webcast, New Testament scholar Dr. Esau McCaulley will share about the inspiration for his forthcoming book Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope, the timeliness of its release, and his hopes for its impact on readers. In the book, Dr. McCaulley contends that reading Scripture from the perspective of Black church tradition can help one connect with a rich faith history and address the urgent issues of our times. Demonstrating an ongoing conversation between the collective Black experience and the Bible, Esau McCaulley shares a personal and scholarly testament to the power and hope of Black biblical interpretation. This event is co-sponsored by the Bradley Study Center, the NC Study Center, InterVarsity Press, the AND Campaign, the Consortium of Christian Study Centers, and other Christian study centers.
About the Author
Esau McCaulley (PhD, St. Andrews) is assistant professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, a priest in the Anglican Church in North America, and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. His publications include Sharing in the Son’s Inheritance and numerous articles in outlets such as Christianity Today, The Witness, and The Washington Post.