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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Black power -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Black theology.,
  • Black power.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesBlack theology & black power
StatementJames H. Cone.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT734.2 .C6 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL310495M
ISBN 101570751579
LC Control Number97220426

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  His book, Black Theology and Black Power, was published at the end of one of the’ most turbulent decades in American history. Cone’s book has provided answers to fundamental questions about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, and these answers have sent shockwaves throughout all churches, black and white, and theological seminaries around the. 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 Newly updated and expanded, this classic work is a product of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in America /5.   Cone’s first book, “Black Theology and Black Power,” had been released the year before (), and the global theological community was wrestling with this new concept of a “black theology.”.   Black Liberation Theology, in its Founder's Words Fresh Air. Ma • The Rev. James H. Cone founded black liberation theology, which has roots in s civil-rights activism. In an Author: James H. Cone.

  Cone says black theology is the religious counterpart of black power. “Black Theology is the theological arm of Black Power, and Black Power is the political arm of Black Theology.” 22 And, “while Black Power focuses on the political, social, and economic condition of black people, Black Theology puts black identity in a theological.   Cone's books include Black Theology and Black Power, God of the Oppressed, and Risks of Faith. He teaches at Manhattan's Union Theological Seminary. A Closer Look at Black Liberation Theology.   The 50th-anniversary edition of Black Theology and Black Power comes at a time in history not unlike the moment in history in which Cone originally wrote. Just a cursory examination of the six chapters in the book reads like a clarion prophetic call for us to reexamine our own theological presuppositions. "Newly updated and expanded, this classic work is a product of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in America during the '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 .

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