Dr. James L. Netters Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Religion and African American Studies
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Andre E. Johnson joined the faculty in 2008. His teaching and research explores the ways that people use God and religious language in society. He is currently working on an edited volume consisting of the speeches of AME Bishop Henry McNeal Turner, as well as a book of hip hop theology and the rhetoric of Black preaching. He has presented papers at national, regional, and state conferences, winning top paper awards at each level. Ongoing research projects explore the nexus between rhetoric, theology and the Bible, religion and politics, the religious rhetoric of Barack Obama, and religion and media.
- Hip Hop Theology and God Urban Talk
- African American Religious Personalities
- Black Theology
- Rhetoric of Race
- Sacred Rhetorical Theory
- African American Religious Studies