Professor of Church History
-A.B., Paine College
-M.Div., Boston University School of Theology
-M.A., New York University
-Ph.D., Duke University
Dr. Love Henry Whelchel teaches courses on the African-American religion and American religious traditions as well as history of Christian thought. He also has a special interest in the Civil Rights Movement. Some of his most significant publications include: Hell without Fire: Conversion in Slave Religion; My Chains Fell Off: William Wells Brown, Fugitive Abolitionist; How Long This Road: Race, Religion, and the Legacy of C. Eric Lincoln; Shelter in the Time of a Storm: Sermons of Inspiration and Healing from the Book of Romans; and “History of the Black Church in America” in E Pluribus Unum: Challenges and Opportunities in Multicultural Ministry.