Jamaican Born Professor gets Black History Month Award in Atlanta

Noel Erskine award

L-R: Errol Ritchie, Connie Witter, Dr. Noel Erskine, Mrs. Glenda Erskine and Hon. Jewel Scott

Jamaican born Professor of Theology and Ethics at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Noel Erskine, is the 2016 recipient of the Atlanta Jamaica Association’s (AJA) Black History Month Award.

Professor Noel Erskine, who hails from St. Thomas and is the former Pastor of the Ulster Spring Baptist Church in Trelawny, has been recognized for his over 35 years of service to the Jamaican and Caribbean communities in Atlanta. Dr. Erskine has also been honoured for his extensive work in chronicling black history as well as his study of black religion.

A member of the American Academia of Religion and Black Theology, Rev. Erskine also serves on the Advisory Council of the Secretariat of the Free Trade Area of the Americas in Atlanta.

Read more: http://jamaicans.com/jamaican-born-professor-gets-black-history-month-award-in-atlanta/#ixzz3zo5Ge9h8

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