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October 25, 2009
Barry Black
Senate Chaplain
Barry Black BIO:
·U.S. Navy Chaplain for 27 years, retiring as a Rear Admiral and Chief of Navy Chaplains

· "From the Hood to the Hill" (2006)

·Oakwood College, Huntsville, Alabama
·Andrews Theological Seminary, Michigan
·North Carolina Central University
·Eastern Baptist Seminary, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
·Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island
·U.S. International University, San Diego

·Married with three sons

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Info: Our guest is Barry Black, Chaplain of the U.S. Senate. Chaplain Black is a retired U.S. Navy Admiral, serving 27 years culminating in the position of Chief of Navy Chaplains. He became the 62nd Chaplain of the U.S. Senate in July, 2003. Chaplain Barry Black talks about his youth in Baltimore as one of eight children whose mother struggled financially. His story is told in his 2006 book "From the Hood to the Hill." He also talks about how he goes about counseling Senators who are trying to make decisions on public policy issues. Chaplain Black explains his job and the variety of spiritual issues he is asked to address as Chaplain of the Senate.

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