Baylor University Libraries, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, the Department of American Studies and the Lev H. Prichard III Endowment for the Restoration of Traditional Black Music proudly welcome Dr. James Abbington, Associate Professor of Church Music & Worship at the Candler School of Theology of Emory University, to the Paul Powell Chapel at Truett Seminary on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. for The Gospel Train: A Celebration of the Black Gospel Tradition. Dr. Abbington will be joined by Baylor's own Heavenly Voices Gospel choir for a lyrical performance and presentation entitled, "Spirits That Dwell in Deep Woods." This event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception where guests can personally greet Dr. Abbington.
Dr. Abbington has a unique gift for drawing audiences into the experience of black gospel mujsic by unveiling the historical and theological dimensions of the music in the context of its performance. Make plans today to participate in this unique musical experience!
Parking for the event is available in the parking structure located on the corner of University Parks Drive and Dutton Avenue, which is located immediately across the street from George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Additional parking is available across University Parks from Truett Seminary near the Law School, the Alumni Center or Mayborn Museum Complex.