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 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: Series 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.

Series: Audio Tapes

Oral history interview with John Perkins

Interview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its history, Perkins' philosophy of holistic ministry (integrating evangelism, social action, and community development) and leadership development, racial and social conditions and attitudes in Mississippi among Christians and the general public, his arrest, imprisonment and recovery, the extension of his ministry in Pasadena, his service on President Reagan's Task Force on Hunger, and other aspects of his ministry among the poor and in the African American community.

Dr. Perkins was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen at the Voice of Calvary headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 19, 1987. The time period covered by the interview is 1935-1987.

Series: Video Tapes

Six video tapes, including Cry Justice, touching on Perkins' life and ministry, and the Introduction to Christian Community Development series, featuring Perkins speaking on "The Felt Need Concept," "The Church's Responsibility to the Poor," and "Leadership for Today", a lecture given at the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy’s Congress of the Bible II, The Christian and Biblical Justice and American Agenda, an ABC production of interviews with Perkins and Tom Tarrants, III on racial reconciliation ministry.

Series: Paper Records (Box List)

One folder of promotional materials for Cry Justice.

Dates

  • Created: 1983-1995

Conditions Governing Access

The copyright to the video tapes in this collection is retained by Gospel Light Media. There are no other restrictions on the use of this collection.

Extent

From the Collection: 1 box

From the Collection: 3 Audio Tapes

From the Collection: 6 Video Tapes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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