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African American Baptist in Mission: A Historical Guide

African American Baptist in Mission: A Historical Guide

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  • ISBN-13: 9781498428880
  • Publisher: Xulon Press
  • Release Date: Mar 31, 2015
  • Pages: 82 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.17 x 7.99 x 5.24 inches

Overview

Roxanne Booth examines the historical creation of the African-American Baptist church, in a straightforward, simplified manner. Her book, African-American Baptist in Mission: A Historical Guide examines the spiritual awakening and journey through slavery to create a history of Baptist churches in America. Her piece celebrates the unwavering faith African-Americans have demonstrates while discusses current contribution made from the history of African-American church growth. Rev. Dr. Roxanne Jones Booth serves alongside her husband, the Rev. Antonio Booth, as Co-Pastor of the Riverview Missionary Baptist Church in Coeymans, NY. She is a three-time graduate of Howard University having received the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts in Religious Studies and the Master of Divinity. She is also a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary having received the Doctor of Ministry degree specializing in Missions and Cross-Cultural Studies. Currently, Rev. Dr. Booth is also an Adjunct Professor at the State University of New York at Albany in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Africana Studies lecturing in African and African American Religion. Utilizing her 10 years missions experience while living in Southern Africa as a mission worker with the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. Foreign Mission Board and her doctoral training in missions and cross-cultural studies, Rev. Dr. Booth facilitates mission ministry training workshops throughout the United States and is an instructor in the missions studies program of the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention. Additionally, since becoming Co-Pastor at Riverview, Rev. Dr. Booth coordinates annual short-term mission trips to Southern Africa through the Riverview Missionary Baptist Church Short-term Mission Trip Ministry. Rev. Dr. Booth is also a life-time member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and serves as Chapter Historian for the Albany, NY Alumnae Chapter.

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