The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue

Denomination: Other
Organization: Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ

The Rev. Dr. Cleophus J. LaRue is the associate professor of homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.

Cleophus J. LaRue, Princeton Theological Seminary's Francis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics, received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Baylor University, his M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton Seminary. He specializes in the theory and method of African American preaching and worship. An ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention of America, LaRue is the former pastor of two churches in Texas as well as the former interim pastor of churches in Harlem and Jamaica Queens, New York. He is a frequent speaker at churches, seminaries, and conferences throughout the country and is a member of the Academy of Homiletics.

Major Publications:

The Heart of Black Preaching (Westminster John Knox Press, 1999)

Power in the Pulpit: How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons, editor. (Westminster John Knox Press, 2002)

This Is My Story: Testimonies and Sermons of Black Women in Ministry (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005)

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Why Bother?

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue is the associate professor of homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.

The University of Adversity

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue is the associate professor of homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.

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Rev. Cleophus Larue - Podcast Extra Interview

Friday October 24, 2008
The Rev. Cleophus Larue discusses his calling, his early work as a reporter, and the African American church.