Chapel Dean Luke A. Powery, an associate professor of homiletics at Duke Divinity School, is the speaker for Hood Theological Seminary's Virtual Ruben L. Speaks Endowed Memorial Lecture Series. The series comprises these two online lectures, both of which are free and open to the public:
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The Ruben L. Speaks Endowed Memorial Lecture Series is named in honor of the late Bishop Ruben Lee Speaks, a gifted African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church leader acknowledged on numerous occasions for his leadership and creative engagement in ministry. Speaks received the Chancellor’s Award from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Brooklyn Advisory Committee of the New York Urban League.