About History Project

The Bishop Joseph Johnson History Project exists to preserve the history and papers of Bishop Johnson and to meet the continuing demand for his books, sermons, and papers that persists over 30 years after his death.

The objectives of the History Project include

  • Publish a book length biography of Bishop Johnson. See Biography Project for more information.
  • Make Bishop Johnson’s books available for purchase
  • Preserve and make available audio sermons
  • Preserve and catalogue Bishop Johnson’s papers

The History Project was founded in 2013 by Rev. Cynthia Johnson-Oliver, granddaughter of Bishop Johnson. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School and Yale Law School, Rev. Johnson-Oliver is an Ordained Elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Click here for more about Rev. Johnson-Oliver.

Rev. Johnson-Oliver is writing the biography of Bishop Johnson and is currently conducting interviews for this project. Click here to schedule an interview or to share your memories of Bishop Johnson for the Biography Project.

Follow the History Project Blog for updates about the biography and the other objectives of the History Project.