Black Theology and Black Power

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Orbis Books, 1997 - Religion - 165 pages
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"Newly updated and expanded, this classic work is a product of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in America during the 1960's. Black Theology & Black Power is James H. Cone's initial attempt to identify liberation as the heart of the Christian gospel, and blackness as the primary mode of God's presence. As he explains in an introduction written for this edition, "I wanted to speak on behalf of the voiceless black masses in the name of Jesus whose gospel I believed had been greatly distorted by the preaching and theology of white churches.""--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This was one of the most spiritually invigorating and and mentally stimulating books I have read to date. By combining abstract theological and philosophical principles with practical considerations ... Read full review

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Dr.Cone is my favorite author for a reason. His historic understanding of theology is amazing . He leads the reader to believe that theology is about the struggle of slavery . I love it ,Dr. Cone is a master-mind . Read full review


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The Gospel of Jesus Black People and Black Power
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James H. Cone is a Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary, New York.

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