"Why I… Sit on the Board of the Oldest Historically African-American Presbyterian Seminary," Daily Report

January 3, 2014

For the Daily Report’s ongoing “Why I…” column, Henry M. Quillian III was interviewed for his involvement with the Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary, the oldest historically African-American Presbyterian seminary. Quillian joined in 2011 after striking up a friendship with its president and dean, Paul Roberts. The seminary provides rigorous Presbyterian USA theological education to a traditionally African-American audience. However, the seminary is interracial, international and intercultural and seeks to maintain a diverse board consisting of a balance of pastors, laypeople, men and women from all over the U.S. As an Atlanta native, Quillian has discovered that not many people know about the Smith Seminary so he strives to share his knowledge of the  history and its wealth of resources with others. Daily Report subscribers can read the full article here.

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