Please join together in welcoming the Rev. Theophus “Thee” Smith to Holy Trinity Parish on Sunday, February 1. Professor Smith is a native Atlantan, Priest Associate at The Cathedral of St. Philip, and Associate Professor in the Religion Department of Emory University, where he specializes in Philosophy of Religion, African American Religious Studies, Liberation Theology, and Religion and Violence. His book, “Conjuring Culture: Biblical Formations of Black America,” won the 1994 American Academy of Religion Book Award for Excellence. In 2006, Prof. Smith was appointed the Education and Outreach Coordinator of Emory’s Strategic initiative on Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding.