Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary

Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary The Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI) is a weeklong intensive continuing education event for clergy and laity for training, worship, and fellowship.
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For more info, please see BTLI.ptsem.edu.

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BTLI Fellow Siera Grace’s podcast. Please check this out when you have a “Grace-filled” moment. Great work, Siera!
08/20/2021
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BTLI Fellow Siera Grace’s podcast. Please check this out when you have a “Grace-filled” moment. Great work, Siera!

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Join us in congratulating 2021 BTLI Theologian-in-Residence *Dr. Marsha Foster Boyd* who will serve as Interim President...
08/04/2021
President Ray Announces Retirement | Chicago Theological Seminary

Join us in congratulating 2021 BTLI Theologian-in-Residence *Dr. Marsha Foster Boyd* who will serve as Interim President of Chicago Theological Seminary.

Stephen Ray has informed the Chicago Theological Seminary Board of Directors of his decision to retire as president. The entire CTS community regrets to see his day-to-day leadership of the organization end, but is grateful for the impact he has […]

Join us for worship July 11-16, 2021! Take a look at the lineup for preachers. Hope to see you there!
07/03/2021

Join us for worship July 11-16, 2021! Take a look at the lineup for preachers. Hope to see you there!

Join us for worship July 11-16, 2021! Take a look at the lineup for preachers. Hope to see you there!

***Today is the deadline to register for the Black Church Traditions Related to Land, Food, and Racial Agency course. Se...
01/04/2021
Black Church Traditions Related to Land, Food, and Racial Agency

***Today is the deadline to register for the Black Church Traditions Related to Land, Food, and Racial Agency course. See more information below.***

Good Morning, friends! Happy New Year!

I wanted to share a week-long January term course that we are producing with our BTLI's 2019 preacher-in-residence, the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown! 🙌🏾 Visit https://www.ptsem.edu/events/black-church-traditions for more details and to register.

January 11-15, 2021 | 9 am - Noon ET | Online course

xoxoxo,
Sushama

January 11–15, 2021 | Join us for this online course which will be live and include small group sessions.

Join Continuing Education on Oct. 5 & 6 for Journey to the Mountaintop: The Conversion and Faith Development of Martin L...
09/29/2020
Journey to the Mountaintop: The Conversion and Faith Development of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join Continuing Education on Oct. 5 & 6 for Journey to the Mountaintop: The Conversion and Faith Development of Martin Luther King, Jr. Led by Dr. Jay-Paul Hinds, this virtual course will explore King's religious conversion experiences. Register now to attend!

October 5 and 6 | Join us for this two-part online course, which will explore King’s religious conversion experiences and stages in the development of his faith

Using storytelling and theatre techniques rooted primarily in African/African American culture, this three-day course ce...
08/01/2020

Using storytelling and theatre techniques rooted primarily in African/African American culture, this three-day course centers on acknowledging, celebrating, and commemorating the various ways in which Black people all around the world express defiant
joy despite death, trauma, and drama. We invite you to dig deep into the well of our ancestors as we center defiant joy and artistically explore ways this joy is expressed.

Registration opens on Monday, August 3. $75 for 3-part course.
There is a discount for BTLI fellows.

Good Morning, friends!I want to share this weekly conversation series hosted by Karen Jackson Weaver and Rev. Dr. Darrel...
07/19/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: "Freedom 2020: Making Black Lives Matter - Race, Religion, and Equal Rights in America". After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

Good Morning, friends!
I want to share this weekly conversation series hosted by Karen Jackson Weaver and Rev. Dr. Darrell Armstrong. Among her vast accomplishments, Dr. Jackson Weaver is secretary of the board of trustees at Princeton Seminary. As well, Rev. Dr. Darrell Armstrong is also a trustee of Princeton Seminary. Both are great friends and supporters of BTLI.
This invitation is last minute since the first event is this evening, 7/19 at 5 PM EDT. But it will continue each Sunday through the rest of the summer.
Here are the details:
Description: “Freedom Summer 2020: Making Black Lives Matter- Race, Religion, and Voting Rights in America"
In the spirit of the 1964 Freedom Summer which was a major movement to promote voting rights particularly in black communities, Dr. Jackson Weaver and Rev. Dr. Armstrong will host a weekly virtual conversation which highlights the importance of voting in the 2020 election as well as continued protests and activism in promotion of freedom and equal rights.
A Call to Action and Weekly Conversation Series:
July 19th to August 30, 2020, 5-6pm EST
Host and Convener: Dr. Karen Jackson-Weaver, Rev. Dr. Darrell Armstrong
Confirmed Speakers:
Maggie Anderson, Esq.
Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman
Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes
Dr. Cornel West
Registration is free, so join us every week at 5pm EDT!
Register in advance for this free webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xcJT5OY6T5uFdoRCU2_TBA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
xoxoxo,
Sushama

Host and Convener: Dr. Karen Jackson-Weaver Pastor: Rev. Dr. Darrell L. Armstrong Featuring Theologian-In-Residence: Rev. Dr. William Barber, Scholar, Social Justice Advocate and Author Rev. Dr. Barber is the President & Senior Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Cam...

06/19/2020
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05/29/2020

Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary's cover photo

On Thursday at 7:00 pm, the Center for Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary will host the Black Church...
10/30/2019
Lecture by Cleve V. Tinsley

On Thursday at 7:00 pm, the Center for Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary will host the Black Church Studies Alumni Lecture, given this year by Dr. Cleve V. Tinsley, MDiv '07. The lecture will be in the Theron Room in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Free and open to the public.

On Thursday, October 31 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., the Center for Black Church Studies will host a lecture by Dr. Cleve V. Tinsley.

Friends! I wanted to share this important event happening at the end of the month / beg of Nov celebrating James Cones' ...
10/16/2019

Friends! I wanted to share this important event happening at the end of the month / beg of Nov celebrating James Cones' life and work. I am hoping you have already seen details about it but felt compelled to share!

Judithe Registre, Incusivus Founder and Chief Narrative Officer at Inclusivus is lecturing. #PTSBTLI19
07/18/2019

Judithe Registre, Incusivus Founder and Chief Narrative Officer at Inclusivus is lecturing. #PTSBTLI19

Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III lecturing this morning on “Food Sovereignty & Black Religious Communities.” #PTSBTLI19
07/18/2019

Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III lecturing this morning on “Food Sovereignty & Black Religious Communities.” #PTSBTLI19

#PTSBTLI faculty, Kendrick Ransome, shared his story of farming, land, and ancestral connection with us. #PTSBTLI19
07/17/2019

#PTSBTLI faculty, Kendrick Ransome, shared his story of farming, land, and ancestral connection with us. #PTSBTLI19

The first full day of #PTSBTLI19 was amazing! Fellows spent the day at the Princeton Seminary The Farminary talking abou...
07/16/2019

The first full day of #PTSBTLI19 was amazing! Fellows spent the day at the Princeton Seminary The Farminary talking about their “land” and “food” stories and working on the farm.

Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary
03/22/2019

Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary

Hi, friends!!! We are just weeks away from BTLI's The Gathering. This is an opportunity for all BTLI fellows to come for...
07/02/2018
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Hi, friends!!! We are just weeks away from BTLI's The Gathering. This is an opportunity for all BTLI fellows to come for a condensed BLTI experience and also for your friends and colleagues who have ever wanted to come to BTLI to come without an application process and just to experience BTLI in a shorter format.

Please register and encourage friends to register today at: https://bit.ly/2Kz0JaT. We are able to register people up until July 18 when the program starts, however, if you need lodging -- please sign up earlier.

xoxoxo,
Sushama AC

Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary
03/28/2018

Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Dr. Walter Flucker, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical Leadership, the editor of the H...
07/14/2017

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Dr. Walter Flucker, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical Leadership, the editor of the Howard Thurman Papers Project and the Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Initiative for the Development of Ethical Leadership (MLK-IDEAL) at Boston University School of Theology.

To learn more about Dr. Flucker, click the link below: https://www.bu.edu/sth/profile/walter-e-fluker/

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes, distinguished scholar and leader in theological education, is Dean of Vander...
07/14/2017

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes, distinguished scholar and leader in theological education, is Dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School. She is also the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society.

To learn more about Dr. Townes, click the link below: http://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/people/bio/emiliem-townes

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce,  Dean of Howard University School of Divinity and immediate past supervisor...
07/14/2017

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, Dean of Howard University School of Divinity and immediate past supervisory curator of religion and the founding director of the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

To learn more about Dr. Pierce, click the link below: www.yolandapierce.com

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Dr. Imani Perry, the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, wh...
07/13/2017

#PTSBTLI17 Faculty: Dr. Imani Perry, the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where she is also affiliated with the Programs in Law and Public Affairs and Gender and Sexuality Studies.

To learn more about Dr. Perry, click the link below: http://www.imaniperry.com

#PTSBTLI17 Preacher/Pastor-in-Residence: Rev. Dr. Leslie D Callahan, Senior Pastor of the historic, 119-year-old, St. Pa...
07/13/2017

#PTSBTLI17 Preacher/Pastor-in-Residence: Rev. Dr. Leslie D Callahan, Senior Pastor of the historic, 119-year-old, St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA.

To learn more about Rev. Dr. Callahan, click the link, http://1000wallace.org/about-us/our-pastor/

We are less than four days away from #PTSBTLI17, and we are excited to welcome our new fellows,  BTLI alums, and speaker...
07/12/2017

We are less than four days away from #PTSBTLI17, and we are excited to welcome our new fellows, BTLI alums, and speakers. Over the next few days, we will highlight our speakers for this years institute.

First up, Ms. Sushama AC, Founder and Program Director of the Black Theology and Leadership Institute and program administrator for Princeton Theological Seminary Cont'd Ed.

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The Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI) is a weeklong intensive continuing education event for clergy and laity for training, worship, and fellowship. The institute is designed for clergy and lay leaders who would like to deepen their thinking and preaching by learning from preeminent scholars of theology and religion. All are urged to apply, including those who may not have formal theological training. The Institute is limited to 50 fellows and meets annually in July. Please visit BTLI.ptsem.edu for more information.

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The 2021 Black Theology & Leadership Institute at Princeton Seminary cordially invites the public to attend The Annual Betsey Stockton Lecture on Leadership. Speaker: Dr. Brad Braxton. 🗓-Wednesday, July 14, 2021 ⏰- 9:00 AM Eastern Time 🖥- https://ptsem-edu.zoom.us/j/95765713470 No registration required. Just click the link to join. The 2021 Black Theology and Leadership Institute is made possible through a Vital Worship Grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, MI, with funds provided by Lilly Endowment, Inc.