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Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies Overview

Mission

The Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies endeavors to cultivate Black theological genius and inspire people to interweave their ministry and scholarly work into the historical tapestry of the Black church’s prophetic witness. Subsequently, critical reflection is for emancipatory action. The Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies also functions as a center for creativity fostering theological imagination and cultivating innovative practices.

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What We Do

  • Bridge the gap between the church and the academy
  • Cultivate theological genius
  • Support students, local churches, and pastors through educational opportunities and by building community

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Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Chaplain at the Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Khristi Adams, Class of 2008

“At Princeton, we had precept groups—we’d engage text and debate. That gave me confidence to have those conversations anywhere.”