Obery M. Hendricks, Jr
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr is a 1 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
Dr. Obery M. Hendricks, Jr. is professor of biblical interpretation at the New York Theological Seminary. Hendricks is one of today's most provocative and innovative commentators on the intersection of religion, politics and social policy.
A former Wall Street investment executive, Hendricks received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has been featured on C-SPAN, PBS, NPR, the Bloomberg network, hip hop stations and more. He has been a featured writer as well as an editor or editorial advisor for multiple publications including the award-winning Tikkun magazine.
Dr. Hendricks is Emeritus Professor of Biblical Interpretation at New York Theological Seminary and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Religion as well as the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. He holds the Master of Divinity with academic honors from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Religions of Late Antiquity from Princeton University.
Hendricks is married to Columbia professor and author Farah Jasmine Griffin.