A Black Theology of Liberation

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Orbis Books, 1970 - Religion - 166 pages
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With the publication of his two early works, Black Theology & Black Power (1969) and A Black Theology of Liberation (1970), James Cone emerged as one of the most creative and provocative theological voices in North America. These books, which offered a searing indictment of white theology and society, introduced a radical reappraisal of the Christian message for our time.

Combining the visions of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., Cone radically reappraised Christianity from the perspective of the oppressed black community in North America. Forty years later, his work retains its original power, enhanced now by reflections on the evolution of his own thinking and of black theology and on the needs of the present moment.
 

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About the author (1970)

James H. Cone is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary, New York City. His many books (all available from Orbis Books) include Black Theology & Black Power God of the Oppressed, The Spirituals and the Blues, and Martin & Malcolm & America.

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