Obery M. Hendricks, Jr.

Professor, Author

1953 –


Who is Obery M. Hendricks, Jr.?

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr. is professor of biblical interpretation at the New York Theological Seminary.

Before taking this position he was a professor at Drew University and a visiting professor at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has also served as president of Payne Theological Seminary, the oldest African-American theological institution. He is an Ordained Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church

A former Wall Street investment executive, Hendricks received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is currently a spokesperson who has been featured on C-SPAN, PBS, NPR, the Bloomberg network, hip hop stations and more. He has been a featured writer as well as an editor or editorial advisor for multiple publications including the award winning Tikkun magazine. He is a member of the Faith Advisory Council of the Democratic National Committee and an Affiliated Scholar in the "Faith and Public Policy Initiative" at the Center for American Progress.

Hendricks currently lives in New Jersey.

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on July 23, 2013


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