​Dr. Lewis Brogdon

Dr. Lewis Brogdon is a specialist in the area of Biblical interpretation and African American Biblical Hermeneutics. He is a foremost leader in Biblical Studies and Black Church Studies.

Biography

Dr. Lewis Brogdon is Assistant Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies in the Department of Humanities. A specialist in the area of Biblical interpretation and African American Biblical Hermeneutics, Dr. Brodgon is a foremost leader in Biblical Studies and Black Church Studies. Joining the Claflin University community in 2014, Dr. Brogdon formerly served as Director of Admissions and Black Church Studies at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is an ordained Baptist and Pentecostal minister, and a nationally sought after speaker and presenter. Dr. Brogdon has lectured at institutions across the nation, including the University of Chicago Divinity School, Interdenominational Theological Center, and the Hampton Minister's Conference. He has also held several pastoral appointments as well.

Education

  • B.A. in Christian Studies, Bluefield College
  • Master of Divinity, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • PhD, New Testament Studies, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Research Interests

  • Old Testament and New Testament Biblical Studies
  • Black Church Studies
  • African American Religion
  • Preaching and Church Leadership

Recent Publications

  • The Spirituality of Black Preaching: Advice to Young Preachers on the Heart of Black Preaching, 2016
  • Dying to Lead: The Disturbing Trend of Clergy Suicide, 2015
  • The New Pentecostal Message?: An Introduction to the Prosperity Movement, 2015
  • No Longer A Slave But A Brother: An African American Reading of Paul's Letter to Philemon, 2013
  • Hope on the Brink: Understanding the Emergence of Nihilism in Black America, 2013

Dr. Lewis Brogdon
​Dr. Lewis Brogdon
Assistant Professor of Religion and Biblical Studies
  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Contact
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803-535-5894