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Black theology and black power

Author: James H Cone; Cornel West
Publisher: Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1969, Black Theology and Black Power provided the first systematic presentation of Black Theology, while also introducing the voice of an African American theologian who would shake the foundations of American theology. Relating the militant struggle for liberation with the gospel message of salvation, James Cone laid out the foundation for an interpretation of Christianity from the perspective  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cone, James H., author.
Black theology and black power
Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2018040599
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Cone; Cornel West
ISBN: 9781626983083 1626983089 9781608337729 1608337723
OCLC Number: 1084689214
Notes: "The introduction to this edition by Cornel West was originally published in Dwight N. Hopkins, ed., Black Faith and Public Talk: Critical Essays on James H. Cone's Black Theology & Black Power (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999; reprinted 2007 by Baylor University Press)."
Contents: What is black power? --
Black power and existential absurdity --
Is black power a form of black racism? --
Why integration is not the answer? --
Is there an appropriate response to white racism? --
How does black power relate to white guilt? --
Black power and the white liberal --
Black power: hope or despair? --
What is the gospel of Jesus? --
Christ, black power, and freedom --
The righteousness of god and black power --
Christian love and black power --
The holy spirit and black power --
What is the church? --
The white church and black power --
Black power and American theology --
The black church before the Civil War --
The post-Civil War black church --
On black suffering --
On religious authority --
On eschatology --
On the creation of new values --
Revolution --
Violence --
Reconciliation.
Responsibility: James H. Cone.

Abstract:

"First published in 1969, Black Theology and Black Power provided the first systematic presentation of Black Theology, while also introducing the voice of an African American theologian who would shake the foundations of American theology. Relating the militant struggle for liberation with the gospel message of salvation, James Cone laid out the foundation for an interpretation of Christianity from the perspective of the oppressed that retains its urgency and challenge today"--

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