William Heard, a gospel singer and musician, will lead an evening of music
Princeton, NJ, September 14, 2012–Princeton
Theological Seminary celebrates “Dem Dry Bones: A Revival of African American
Spirituals” on Friday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel. The concert
is free and open to the public.
Led by Seminary alumnus William Heard, a
gospel singer and musician, the concert will feature the Princeton Seminary
Chapel Choir. The concert will be preceded by a reception and book signing in
the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. celebrating
the release of the CD collection Meditation
on Spirituals featuring Heard and emeritus professor Peter Paris, and the
book Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and
Hope by former Princeton Seminary professor Luke Powery. Copies of the CD
and the book will be available for purchase at the reception.
This concert is presented in memory of
David A. Weadon, the late director of music and organist at Princeton Seminary,
and is underwritten in part by the David Weadon Memorial Trust.
Please call the Chapel Office at
609.497.7890 for more information or visit www.ptsem.edu.
Princeton Seminary was established in 1812
by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church as a post-graduate
professional school of theology. Currently celebrating its Bicentennial,
Princeton is the largest Presbyterian seminary in the country, with 500
students in six graduate degree programs.