Franklin, Robert M(ichael)

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FRANKLIN, Robert M(ichael)

FRANKLIN, Robert M(ichael). American, b. 1954. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Theology/Religion. Career: St. Paul Church of God in Christ, Chicago, IL, assistant pastor, 1978-84; University of Chicago, Divinity School, instructor, and director of field education, 1981-83; Harvard University, Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, associate director of ministerial studies, 1984-85, visiting lecturer, 1986-88, visiting professor, 2003; Colgate Rochester/Bexley/Crozer Divinity School, Rochester, NY, assistant professor and dean of black church studies, 1985-89; Emory University, Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, GA, assistant professor, 1989-91, associate professor of ethics and society, 1991-, director of black church studies, 1989-, presidential distinguished professor, 2003-; Interdenominational Theological Center, president, 1997-2002; writer. Historical Commission of the Church of God in Christ, cochair; Urban League, member of board of directors; Georgia Department of Education, member of advisory board on teaching about religion in public schools; Ford Foundation, NY, program officer, 1995-97; National Public Radio, commentator, 2001-. Publications: Liberating Visions: Human Fulfillment and Social Justice in African-American Thought, Fortress, 1990; Another Day's Journey, 1997. Address: Emory University, Bishops Hall, Atlanta, GA 30322, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]