Today’s blogpost preview features a brief profile of renowned biblical scholar, Dr. Obery Hendricks, author of Christians against Christianity. Dr. Hendricks will be discussing his book in our podcast Wednesday, September 15.
A lifelong social activist, he is one of the foremost commentators on the intersection of religion and political economy in America.
A former Wall Street investment executive, and past president of Payne Theological Seminary, the oldest African American theological seminary in the U.S. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in the Department of Religion and the Department of African American and African Diasporic Studies. He is also a visiting Professor at Union Theological Seminary and Emeritus Professor of Biblical Interpretation at New York Theological Seminary. He is an ordained Elder of African Methodist Episcopal Church. He holds an MA and Ph.D from Princeton University. He also holds a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.