Oblate School of Theology (OST), a 110-year-old Catholic graduate theology school in San Antonio, TX, has opened the Sankofa Institute for African American Pastoral Leadership.
Under the leadership of Sister Addie Lorraine Walker, SSND, PhD, the Institute welcomes candidates from all Christian denominations and will offer master’s and doctoral degrees with a concentration in African American studies.
The institute’s interdisciplinary categories cover black church history, black biblical studies, black theologies, sociology of black religion, contemporary issues in the black church, African American Christian social ethics, African American Christian education, black church worship and nurture, black preaching and social justice.
The Sankofa Institute’s Board of Elders includes Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr., of the American Baptist Seminary of the West in Oakland, the Rev. Joni Russ of the 10th Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Church, and the Rev. Dr. Dwight Hopkins, of the University of Chicago Divinity School.
For enrollment information, call (210) 341-1366.