AJS Ministry: The Tabernacle of Fire  NU Podcast, Special Guest: Dr. Edward C. Davis, Thursday, February 3, 2022, @ 7 PM

03 Feb
AJS Ministry: The Tabernacle of Fire  NU Podcast, Special Guest: Dr. Edward C. Davis, Thursday, February 3, 2022, @ 7 PM

Elders Anton & Jennifer Seals invite you to view/listen to their Special Guest Dr. Edward C. Davis IV, Thursday, February 3, 2022, @ 7 PM on the AJS Ministry: “The Tabernacle of Fire NU Podcast.”

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Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022

Time: 7 PM

Topic: Dr. King’s Sermon The Drum Major Instinct
Scripture Reference: Mark 10:35-45

Dr. Edward C. Davis, IV, message derives from one of the last homilies Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta nearly 54 years ago today. On February 4, 1968, Dr. King titled his sermon The Drum Major Instinct taken from Mark 10:35-45. The homily would become Rev. King’s own eulogy two months later.

About Our Special Guest: Dr. Edward C. Davis IV was born in Chicago from ancestors who built Underground Railroad homesteads on Southern Illinois’ Trail of Tears Highway, and others who took the Great Migration from the Mississippi Delta. Freedom papers and DNA confirm Dr. Davis’ own grandmother had a grandmother, who had a grandmother who descended from the Angolan king Dago Gonwelão, whom the Portuguese kidnapped in 1619.

Dr. Davis is the son of two Black American pharmacists, Dr. Davis speaks over 13 languages, and questions science, math, technology, and truth in a most unique set of ways, with life-saving implications.

In Dr. Davis’ dissertation— Beer, Blood, and the Bible: Economics, Politics, and Geolinguistic Praxis in Kongo-Ngola —Dr. Davis analyzed ancient African pharmacology in relation to lyrical beverage ads in terrains impacted by conflict mineral exploitation, alongside uterine dynastic kinship. This project examined lexicostatistics, Lunda-Chokwe geometric proverbs, and museum repatriation.

Currently, Dr. Davis chairs the Angola Partnership Team, a mission within the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ. Davis has lived around the world and speaks over a dozen languages. Dr. Davis founded Uloño Geolinguistic Praxis Services, Inc.—derived from the Angolan Umbundu word for “intergenerational knowledge.”

Dr. Davis earned his BA from The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, and an MPhil in Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, St. John’s College, where he was a Gates Cambridge scholar. Also, he earned MA and Ph.D. degrees in African American studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

For 8 years, Davis rebooted Africana studies and Anthropology at Malcolm X College (City Colleges of Chicago), where he chaired Social Sciences for MXC and led Africana for CCC as Illinois’ youngest tenured professor.

Since 2020, Professor Davis has been designing African American studies curriculum at Southland College Prep High School in Richton Park where his advanced students of earn credit in Anthropology at Loyola University of Chicago.

Parts of tonight’s talk can be found in Dr. Davis, 2018 doctoral dissertation pages 120 to 122. Dr. Edward C. Davis IV, Founding Executive DirectorUloño Geolinguistic Praxis Services, Inc.

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