Cain Hope Felder

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Cain Hope Felder
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Felder in 2014
Born(1943-06-09)June 9, 1943
DiedOctober 1, 2019(2019-10-01) (aged 76)
Ecclesiastical career
ReligionChristianity (Methodist)
Alma mater
Scientific career
ThesisWisdom, Law and Social Concern in the Epistle of James[4] (1982)
Notable studentsBrian Blount[2]
InfluencesJames H. Cone[3]

Cain Hope Felder (June 9, 1943 - October 1, 2019)[1] was an American biblical scholar. He was professor of New Testament language and literature and editor of The Journal of Religious Thought at the Howard University School of Divinity.[5]

He also was chair of the Doctor of Philosophy program and immediate past chair of the Doctor of Ministry program. He had been on Howard's faculty from 1981 until his retirement in 2016.

Felder died on October 1, 2019 at his Mobile, Alabama at the age of 76.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Myers, William H. (2015) [1991]. The Irresistible Urge to Preach: A Collection of African American "Call" Stories. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock. p. 104. ISBN 978-1-4982-7835-5.
  2. Smith, Mitzi J. (2015). "Introduction". In Smith, Mitzi J. (ed.). I Found God in Me: A Womanist Biblical Hermeneutics Reader. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-62564-745-0.
  3. "Dr. Cain Hope Felder". Washington: Destiny – Pride. July 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  4. Felder, Cain Hope (1982). Wisdom, Law and Social Concern in the Epistle of James (PhD thesis). New York: Columbia University. OCLC 861103570.
  5. "Interview with Dr. Cain Hope Felder of Howard University". Christian Post. November 7, 2005. Retrieved December 28, 2010.
  6. "Obituary: Dr. Cain Hope Felder". Legacy. October 1, 2019.