Riggins R. Earl, Jr.


Dr. Riggins R. Earl, Jr.

E-mailrearl@itc.edu
Address700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA
Phone404-527-7700
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Professor, Ethics and Theology, Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary

B.A., American Baptist College,
M.Div., Vanderbilt University Divinity School,
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University,

Primary research is in the area of the history and the religious moral life of Black Americans. He teaches courses in ethics; the moral dimensions of the Civil Rights Movement; the church, ethics, and public policy; and Black film as a genre of theological reflection. His significant publications include Dark Symbols, Obscure Signs: God, Self and Community in the Slave Mind; Dark Salutations: Ritual, God, and Greetings in the African American Community; The Jesus as Lord and Savoir Problem: Blacks� Double Consciousness Self-Worth Dilemma (forthcoming); and current research on the book-length manuscript: Blacks, the Bible, and the Constitution.

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