Evans, James H., Jr.

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EVANS, James H., Jr.

EVANS, James H., Jr. American. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Theology/Religion. Career: Ordained Baptist minister, 1973; Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, student chaplain, 1974-75; associate pastor of Baptist church in NYC, 1975-79; Colgate Rochester Divinity School/Bexley Hall/Crozer Theological Seminary, Rochester, NY, lecturer, 1979, assistant professor, 1980-84, associate professor of theology and black church studies and Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Professor, 1984, acting director of Program of Black Church Studies and Alternate Education Program, 1982, dean of Black Church Studies, 1989, Ayer Lecturer, 1989, president, 1990-. Malcolm-King College, faculty member, 1977; Empire State College of the State University of New York, 1979; University of Rochester, adjunct assistant professor, 1983, visiting associate professor, 1988, adjunct associate professor, 1989-90; Princeton Theological Seminary, visiting professor, 1984-85; Colgate University, University Professor of the Humanities in Philosophy and Religion, 1990; Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Frank B. Mitchell Lecturer, 1991-. New Haven Afro-American Historical Society, research assistant, 1975. Publications: Spiritual Empowerment in Afro-American Literature: Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Rebecca Jackson, Richard Wright, and Toni Morrison, 1987; Black Theology: A Critical Assessment and Annotated Bibliography, 1987; We Have Been Believers: Faith, Freedom, and Black Theology, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to education and religious studies journals. Address: Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Bexley Hall/Crozer Theological Seminary, 1100 South Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620, U.S.A.

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