J.D.Institute was established in 2005 as a Public Intellectual Institute which provides training, lectures and seminars in social and cultural thought from a biblical perspective. J.D.Institute takes an ecumenical approach to Evangelical Christian thought, life, and practice, which also takes the task and focus of social justice serious.
Dr. Hopkins named Cooley Research Fellow for The Robert C. Cooley Center for The Study of Early Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC Campus. For details about the Cooley Center click here!
Thinking Out Loud (Journal Publishing) is a new publication by Dr. Jamal-Dominique Hopkins. This work is a collection of essays that explores current issues related to Sex and the Black Church, the past Eddie Long scandal, and reflects upon the much talked about debt crisis and controversy over the health care debate. A must read on contemporary social thought! Order your copy today ($15.00)
A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF KWANZAA: A CHRISTIAN SPIRITUAL DILEMMA SEMINAR
On December 26th-27th, J. D. Institute will hold A Critical Analysis of Kwanzaa: A Christian Spiritual Dilemma Seminar. This seminar will explore the contours of this cultural holiday (its background and history), examining the various symbols, practices and ideas which, according to its chief architect, Dr. Maulana Karenga, oppose certain Judeo-Christian principles. For more information and to register for this seminar click here!
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J.D.Institute honors your support. J.D.Institute invites you to explore and take part in the work of educating and preparing individuals who are training for ministry. Students and Fellows at J.D.Institute are trained in the theological disciplines (Bible, Preaching, Church History) and critical thinking as relates to social-cultural engagement and vocational ministry.
Learning takes place via course work, seminars, lectures, workshops and symposiums. Fees and costs are listed under programs. J.D.Institute is a privately owned and operated entity.