Dean of Religion
Dr. Randolph Bracy, Jr.
Dr. Randolph Bracy, Jr., is Dean and Distinguished Professor for the School of Religion at Bethune-Cookman University and is the retired founder and pastor emeritus of The New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando, Orlando, Florida.
Bracy has taught at every level of education (i.e. elementary, secondary, baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, graduate and postgraduate). He has served as Visiting Lecturer at the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, New York; Instructor of Worship at the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary presently known as Palmer Theological Seminary, and Professor of Homiletics (Preaching) at the Lutheran Theological Seminary both of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, and the Asbury Theological Seminary of Orlando, Florida. He has also preached on six of the seven continents of the world with the exception of Antarctica and has lectured at the Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and delivered a paper at the Oxford Roundtable at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England entitled “Educational Vouchers – A Sham”.
For the first time in his academic career he is teaching undergraduates at Bethune-Cookman, his Alma Mater (1967). Presently, he is teaching courses in Black Church History; which is his specialty including a course on the Life and Work of Howard Washington Thurman, and Harry T. Moore, the first martyr of the Civil Rights movement and graduate of Bethune-Cookman. Even though retired, he is in much demand to preach across the nations.