|Name Tex Sample|
|Education Millsaps College|
|Books Earthy mysticism, White Soul: Country Music - th, Ministry in an oral culture, The spectacle of worshi, Hard living people & mainstrea|
Here Brother, We Gonna Overcome--Tex Sample
Tex Sample (born December 28, 1934) is a specialist in church and society, a storyteller, author, and the Robert B. and Kathleen Rogers Professor Emeritus of Church and Society at the St. Paul School of Theology, a United Methodist seminary in Kansas City, Missouri, where he taught from 1967–1999. He has published four books about the working class.
Tex sample november 10 2012
Born in Brookhaven, Mississippi, Sample received a BA from Millsaps College, an MDiv and PhD from Boston University, and a DD from Coe College. A former cab driver, laborer, and oil field roustabout, he is currently a freelance speaker and consultant based in greater Kansas City, MO. A much sought-after lecturer, storyteller, workshop leader and consultant, Tex is a contributor to the DVD programs in the Living the Questions series. His most recent books are Earthy Mysticism (2008), The Future of John Wesley's Theology (2012), and Human Nature, Interest, and Power: a Critique of Rheinhold Niebuhr's Social Thought (2013).
His father named him after Texanna Gillham, an African-American woman who was born in slavery and helped raise his father near Center, Texas.