The Sound of the Genuine: Traversing 2020 with Howard Thurman

Otis Moss III. On Being, October 15, 2020.

In this podcast episode, Rev. Otis Moss III connects Howard Thurman's theology and mysticism with current U.S. race relations.


written transcript, suggested books and music

Best For

clergy and laity interested in racial justic



Suggested Uses

  • Discuss the history of racism and contemplate how action and advocacy aligns with your faith beliefs.
  • Become a more informed preacher and leader by reflecting on racial justice.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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