—Alumnus William Heard, a gospel singer and musician, will lead an evening of music September 21—

Princeton, NJ, September 14, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary celebrates “Dem Dry Bones: A Revival of African American Spirituals” on Friday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Led by Seminary alumnus William Heard, a gospel singer and musician, the concert will feature the Princeton Seminary Chapel Choir. The concert will be preceded by a reception and book signing in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. celebrating the release of the CD collection Meditation on Spirituals featuring Heard and emeritus professor Peter Paris, and the book Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and Hope by former Princeton Seminary professor Luke Powery. Copies of the CD and the book will be available for purchase at the reception.

This concert is presented in memory of David A. Weadon, the late director of music and organist at Princeton Seminary, and is underwritten in part by the David Weadon Memorial Trust.

Please call the Chapel Office at 609.497.7890 for more information or visit www.ptsem.edu.

Princeton Seminary was established in 1812 by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church as a post-graduate professional school of theology. Currently celebrating its Bicentennial, Princeton is the largest Presbyterian seminary in the country, with 500 students in six graduate degree programs.