M. Shawn Copeland’s journey to BC was neither speedy nor direct. She first studied at Madonna College, joining the Felician Sisters who conduct the school. After graduating with a B.A. in English in 1969, she stayed in her hometown of Detroit for two years, initially as a high school teacher.
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Copeland Reflects On 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination
“Throughout the nearly 13 years of his public, Christian social ministry, King so attuned himself to the word of God, as to recover and to exercise the biblical vocation of prophecy for his country, our country, indeed, for the world.” Theology professor M. Shawn Copeland said.