Rev. Dr. Teresa L. Fry Brown is the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and is first vice president of the Academy of Homiletics. She is executive director of research and scholarship for the A.M.E. Church, the fourteenth historiographer, and editor of The A.ME. Review. Fry Brown has published six monograms including Weary Throats and New Songs: BlackWomen Proclaiming God’s Word and over fifty articles.