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Café Théologique: Decolonising Gospel Music – University of Reading

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Café Théologique: Decolonising Gospel Music

PROF ROBERT BECKFORD, PROFESSOR OF BLACK THEOLOGY AT THE QUEEN’S FOUNDATION, BIRMINGHAM

(Zoom link: u.nu/cafetheo Full Meeting ID: 994 1078 8443 Passcode: 511541)

Prof. Robert Beckford discusses the creation of a gospel music album, the Jamaican Bible Remix. The album mixes audio from the 2012 Jamaican New Testament, black British urban music, and social and political-theological commentary on the audio.

Robert Beckford researches in written, visual and audio texts and has won numerous awards, including a BAFTA. He has presented over twenty television documentaries on commercial television stations.

Part of the University of Reading Chaplaincy’s Café Théologique series, this special event for Black History Month is run in partnership with the University of Reading’s Diversity and Inclusion Team and Reading University Students’ Union (RUSU).

Event information

Date

26 October 2020

Time

19:30-21:00

Location

Online

Contact

Revd Dr Mark Laynesmith
chaplaincy@reading.ac.uk
07963134623

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