James A. Forbes

James A. Forbes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Alexander Forbes, Jr. (1935 - ) is the Senior Minister Emeritus of the Riverside Church, an interdenominational (American Baptist and United Church of Christ) church on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City. He was the first African American minister to lead this multicultural congregation, and served it for 18 years. James Forbes, Jr. was born in Burgaw, North Carolina, son of James Forbes. His family moved to Raleigh, where he grew up. Forbes attended college at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he earned a B.S. degree in Chemistry in 1957. Called to the ministry, in 1962 he completed a Master of Divinity Degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He earned a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Colgate Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York, in 1975, after beginning his pastoring and teaching careers.
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136718367
  • 9786136718361