A powerful and thought-provoking look at orthodoxy in the Black church tradition and its impact on social engagement.
"Brick by Brick" - Episode 1 of "How I Got Over" documentary is a journey through the history of the African-American church. Explore the internal conflict, development, and growth of the largest historically black denominations, including AME Zion, CME, NBCUSA, COGIC, and more. Learn about the commitment to right doctrine and righteous action that has always been at the foundation of these movements.
Episode 2 of "How I Got Over," titled "A Word in The Public Square" delves into the influence of the black church on the public sphere. Discover how the black church has played a vital role in the history of the civil rights movement and the reconstruction era. Learn how the Bible's influence has shaped the black church's public witness and how the church has served as a community center, a place of learning, and a hub for commerce. Witness the grace and tenacity of the black church's public witness and how it has shaped America through prayer, worship, and faith.
In this thought-provoking episode, we delve into the vital role of the black church in creating educational opportunities and shaping faith for the African American community.