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  • EDUCATION 1996 Ph.D. (Homiletics) Princeton Theological Seminary

    1990 M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary1982 M.A. (Religion) Baylor University1978 B.A. (Religion/Journalism) Baylor University

    CURRENT POSITION 2010- Francis Landey Patton Professor of

    Homiletics Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New JerseyHONORARY DEGREES

    2005 Doctor of Divinity, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA

    EMPLOYMENT

    1999-2010 Francis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics

    Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey

    1996-99 Assistant Professor of Homiletics Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ1993-99 Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship

    New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ1993 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Practical Theology

    New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, NJ1993-94 Interim Pastor Bethany Baptist Church, Queens, NY1992-93 Interim Pastor Second Canaan Baptist Church, New York, NY 1990-93 Teaching Fellow Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ1987-90 Associate Minister Concord Baptist Church of Christ, Brooklyn,NY1977-87 Pastor Toliver Chapel Baptist Church, Waco, TX 1974-76 Pastor True Light Baptist Church, Alice, TX 1972-76 News Reporter K-III TV, Corpus Christi, TX

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    114 Ross Stevenson CirclePrinceton, NJ, 08542 T (609) 497-7874Cleo.Larue@ptsem.edu

    Cleophus J. LaRueFrancis Landey Patton Professor of Homiletics

  • ECCLESIASTICAL STATUSClergy member, National Baptist Convention of AmericaOrdained, July 3, 1973, Corpus Christi, Texas

    RESEARCH INTERESTSAfrican American homiletical theory and methodology and the

    impact of social location on biblical preaching.

    COURSESAfrican American PreachingFrom Text to SermonIntroduction to PreachingPreaching in an Urban ContextPreaching on Social Justice IssuesWorship in the African American TraditionPreaching in a Global ContextProclaiming the Gospel in Diverse Cultures (Ph.D Seminar)

    PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES The Academy of Homiletics.PUBLICATIONS Books

    I Believe Ill Testify: Reflections on African American Preaching

    (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010).

    More Power in the Pulpit: How Americas Most Effective Black

    Preachers Prepare Their Sermons. (Louisville: Westminster John

    Knox Press, 2009). Editor.

    The New Interpreters Handbook of Preaching (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2008) Editors Paul Scott Wilson, Jana Childers, Cleophus J. LaRue, and John M. Rottman. This is my Story: Testimonies and Sermons of Black Women in Ministry (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 2005). Editor

    Power in the Pulpit: How Americas Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 2002). Editor

    The Heart of Black Preaching(Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1999).

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    114 Ross Stevenson CirclePrinceton, NJ, 08542 T (609) 497-7874Cleo.Larue@ptsem.edu

    Cleophus J. LaRueFrancis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics

  • Articles

    The Shape of Colored Preaching in the 21st Century" Masihi

    Sevak: The Journal of Christian Ministry of The United Theological

    College, Bangalore, India Vol XXXIV No. 2 (August, 2009), 18-33.

    The Exodus as Paradigmatic Text in the African American

    Community. in Reclaiming the Imagination: The Exodus as Paradigmatic Narrative for Preaching, ed. David Bland and David Fleer (Atlanta: Chalice Press, 2009).

    Imagination and the Exegetical Exercise in Best Advice for Pastors and Preachers, ed. William J. Carl (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008).

    Foreword. in Joseph Robinson Jr., 7 Leadership Imperatives

    From a Wild Man (Valley Forge: Judson Press, 2008).

    From Texas Pastor to Princeton Professor. in From Midterms to

    Ministry: Practical Theologians on Pastoral Beginnings, ed. Allan

    Hugh Cole, Jr. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing, Co., 2008).

    African American Preaching and the Bible. in True to Our Native

    Land: An African American New Testament Commentary, eds.

    Brian K. Blount, Cain Hope Felder, Clarice J. Martin, and Emerson

    B. Powery. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007).

    African Americans and the Future of Colored Preaching. Homiletix e-Forum on Academy of Homiletics Website (Fall, 2007).

    African Americans and the Future of Colored Preaching. The National Baptist Voice (Summer 2007).

    Can Predominantly White Seminaries Train Black Baptist

    Pastors? The National Baptist Voice (Summer, 2007).

    To What End Do We Preach? The National Baptist Voice (Winter, 2007).

    To Whom Shall I Preach? The National Baptist Voice (Summer, 2006).

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    Cleophus J. LaRueFrancis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics

  • Context and the Person of the Preacher. The National Baptist

    Voice (Winter, 2006).

    Two Ships Passing in the Night, in Whats the Matter with

    Preaching Today? ed. Mike Graves. (Louisville: Westminster John

    Knox Press, 2004).

    Kings God and Gods King. The National Baptist Voice (Jan-

    Mar, 2003).

    Prophetic Preaching. The National Baptist Voice (Oct-Dec, 2002).

    Whats in a Word? The National Baptist Voice (July-Sept, 2002,).

    Preaching out of the Overflow. The National Baptist Voice

    (Apr-June, 2002).

    Pearls of Great Price. The National Baptist Voice (Jan-Mar,

    2002).

    SermonsThe University of Adversity (Jer.12:1-16) The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 29 (no. 1, 2009). (Forthcoming)

    The Authentic Call (Ex. 3:1-6) in Reclaiming the Imagination: TheExodus as Paradigmatic Narrative for Preaching, ed. David Bland and David Fleer (Atlanta: Chalice Press, 2009).

    Why Bother? in The Folly of Preaching: Models and Methods, ed. Michael P. Knowles (Grand Rapids: W. B. Eerdmans, 2007).

    What Are you Afraid Of? The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 27

    (no. 3, 2006), 196-200.

    Help Wanted: Now Hiring The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 23

    (no. 2, 2002), 200-204.

    Gods Foolishness. The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 21 (no. 3,2000), 283-286.

    It Will Surely Come. The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 20 (no. 3,1999), 189-192.

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    Cleophus J. LaRueFrancis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics

  • Exceptional Ambition. The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 19

    (no.1, 1998), 9-13.

    Book ReviewsInterpretation 63 no 2 (April 2009): Teaching Preaching:

    IsaacRufus Clark and Black Sacred Rhetoric by Katie Geneva

    Cannon.

    Princeton Seminary Bulletin 20 (no. 3, 1999): They Like to Never Quit Praisin God: The Role of Celebration in Preaching by Frank A. Thomas.

    Theology Today 55 (October, 1998): Praising God in Black andWhite: Unity and Diversity in Christian Worship by BrendaEatman Aghahowa.Princeton Seminary Bulletin 18 (no. 3, 1997): No OtherHelp I Know: Sermons on Prayer and Spirituality ed., J. AlfredSmith.Theology Today 54 (April, 1997): The Sacred Art: PreachingAnd Theology in the African American Tradition by Olin P. Moyd.

    Theology Today 53 (April, 1996): The Hum: Call and Responsein African American Preaching by Evans E. Crawford.Princeton Seminary Bulletin 17 (no. 2, 1996): Gods Yes Was

    Louder Than My No: Rethinking the African-American Call to Ministry by William H. Myers.

    EndorsementsHenry H. Mitchell, Celebration and Experience in Preaching (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2008).

    Marvin McMickle, Shaping the Claim: Moving from Text to Ser-mon (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008).

    Cecelia Green Barr, Guide My Feet: Ministry Transformed Through Mentoring (Walled Lake: Greenhouse, LLC, 2007).

    E. K. Bailey, Further in Deeper Down (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2005).

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    Cleophus J. LaRueFrancis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics

  • Brad R. Braxton, Preaching Paul (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004).

    Thomas G. Long, Testimony: Talking Ourselves into Being Chris-tian (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004).

    David Buttrick, Speaking Jesus: Homletic Theology and the Ser-mon on the Mount (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002).

    Charles Campbell, The Word Before the Powers (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002).

    Ronald J. Allen and Gilbert L. Bartholomew, Preaching Verse by Verse (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2000).

    PUBLIC LECTURES

    Can I Get an Amen? Black Preaching as Communication, Culture and Theology.Seaver Graduate ColloquimPepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA, March 2009

    The Future of Colored Preaching Providence Baptist Church Monrovia, Liberia, Oct. 24-Nov. 4, 2007

    The Future of Colored Preaching The Kyle Lake Conference Center George Truett Seminary Waco, TX, October 14-16, 2007

    Pulpits Without Purpose.

    The 93rd Annual Hampton Ministers Institute Hampton, VA, June 3-8, 2007

    The Making of the Minister Union American Methodist Episcopal Church Conference Camden, NJ, May 5, 2007

    The Aim and End of Preaching The Brown Lecture Series First Presbyterian Church Dallas, TX, March 17-21, 2007

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    Cleophus J. LaRueFrancis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics

  • How Does One Get Better at the Foolishness of Preaching? St. Nersess Armenian Seminary New Rochelle, NY, March 9-10, 2007

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