Events & News

Category: Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies


February 9

Future of American Democracy Series Announces Spring Event Lineup

Sherrilyn Ifill on civil rights; Jamelle Bouie, Walter Kim, and Shannon Watts on faltering faith in institutions

February 6

Princeton Theological Seminary Launches the Center for Contemplative Leadership

Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Contemplative Leadership.

November 18, 2022

Recap | Geddes W. Hanson Lecture Featuring Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

View photos, watch or listen to “In the Name of Jesus: Reclaiming and Reframing ‘Christian’”

September 2, 2022

Afterlives of Slavery Conference

Colonization, Christianity, and Commerce: The Afterlives of Slavery in the Trans-Atlantic World

August 30, 2022

Bearing Witness in Ferguson

Princeton Seminary alums share reflections on their pilgrimage to Ferguson, Missouri in 2014

August 2, 2022

Recap: Prayer as Resistance: Contemplative Practices for Liberative Justice

Watch select recordings and view photos from the Prayer as Resistance conference

July 19, 2022

Addressing Theological Questions and Concerns of Importance to the Black Church

Rev. Dr. David Latimore reflects on his first year of service as director of the Betsey Stockton Center and shares his vision for the future

July 5, 2022

The Education of Betsey Stockton: An Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

Dr. Gregory Nobles in conversation with Rev. Dr. David Latimore

June 21, 2022

Nine Martyrs Remembered

Professor Lisa Bowens participates in service marking 7th anniversary of deaths at SC church bible study

June 17, 2022

Celebrating Juneteenth

A message from the Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies

February 23, 2022

Recap: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Featuring Dr. Dwight N. Hopkins

Watch or listen to the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture

October 14, 2021

A Biographical Reflection of Theodore Sedgwick Wright

By Professor Lisa Bowens

October 13, 2021

Princeton Seminary Names Library After Theodore Sedgwick Wright

May 12, 2021

New Director to Lead Black Church Studies at the Seminary

The Rev. Dr. David Latimore's full-time position and the renaming of the Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies are the Seminary’s latest acts of repentance

March 29, 2021

Recap: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Featuring Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

Watch the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture

February 25, 2021

Servant Leadership

Sushama Austin-Connor engages in public theology at Princeton Seminary, connecting pastors to cutting-edge developments in the academy.

November 8, 2019

Recap: Lecture by Cleve V. Tinsley

Watch or listen to the 2019 Black Church Studies Alumni Lecture

March 1, 2019

Recap: The 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture

Rev. Dr. Frederick Haynes III - King’s Lead Out of This Chaos to Community

February 26, 2019

Gregory C. Ellison II: 'It's good to see you. Welcome to Fearless Dialogues. Are you ready for change?'

Gregory C. Ellison II, PhD '08, MDiv '02, talks with Faith & Leadership about his nonprofit, Fearless Dialogues.

October 4, 2018

Princeton Seminary and Slavery

A Report of the Historical Audit Committee

June 15, 2018

Grad Shares His Commitment to Making Church a Welcoming Place for All

2018 graduate JJ Flag shares his story

June 6, 2018

Recent Grad Learned to Combine Social Justice and Theology at PTS

2018 graduate Sheena Rolle shares her story

June 1, 2018

Voice lessons

Why women claiming their voice behind the pulpit is essential for the future of the church.

May 23, 2018

The Seminary’s Center for Black Church Studies Closes Academic Year with Bold Programming

See video for what to expect at The Becoming Conference

February 28, 2018

Hip Hop Lecture: Art as Resistance

Video: Dr. Daniel White Hodge, associate professor of intercultural communication at North Park University

February 22, 2018

Celebrating Black History Month 2018

February 15, 2018

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture - 2018

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Pastor at Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, New Jersey

Alison VanBuskirk, Class of 2015

“My call as a pastor centers on shaping a community where people can connect and be real with each other and God.”