Dr. Brogdon is a public intellectual and sought-out national speaker who serves as the Associate Professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies and Executive Director of the Institute for Black Church Studies at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky.
He has served in numerous positions in undergraduate and graduate institutions like Simmons College of Kentucky, Claflin University, Bluefield University, and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Brogdon is an accomplished writer. In addition to his forthcoming book The Bible in the Ashes of Social Chaos: An Introduction to Problematic Texts, he is the author of several books such as A Companion to Philemon, The Spirituality of Black Preaching, The New Pentecostal Message? An Introduction to the Prosperity Movement, and Hope on the Brink: The Emergence of Nihilism in Black America..
Brogdon authors numerous articles for both academic and non-academic audiences. He is a regular contributor to Christian Ethics Today, Virginia Capital Connections Quarterly, and Black Politics Today, and he writes newspaper op eds in the Courier Journal and East Hampton Star.
Areas of Interest and Expertise
The Bible and Slavery
Religion and Racism
The Letters of Paul
New Testament Interpretation
Pentecostal Charismatic Studies
African American Religious Thought
Prophetic and Apocalyptic Thought
The Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Bible on Privilege and Reparations
Ministry and Preaching in the Black Church