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Is God a white racist? A preamble to Black theology

Author: William R Jones
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press, 1973.
Series: C. Eric Lincoln series in Black religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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If a benevolent God has dominion over human history, why do certain ethnicities suffer disproportionately? Eminent scholar William R. Jones first posed this question over twenty years ago, in this landmark critique of the black theology movement. Now, readers can once again obtain this powerful examination of evil and the nature of suffering, hope for ending oppression, and ideas expressed in the early works of  Read more...
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Jones, William R. (William Ronald).
Is God a white racist?
Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press, 1973
(OCoLC)644635152
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Jones
ISBN: 0385009097 9780385009096 038500995X 9780385009959
OCLC Number: 726817
Description: xxii, 239 pages 22 cm.
Contents: An Overview of Divine Racism --
Divine Racism: A Philosophical and Theological Analysis --
White God --
Black Protest --
Should a Priest Call a Doctor? Theodicy, Oppression, and Quietism --
Divine Racism and Theological Method --
Black Suffering and Black Theology: An Internal Critique --
Divine Racism: The Unacknowledged Threshold Issue for Black Theology --
Joseph Washington: Blacks as God's Suffering Servant --
James Come: God, Champion of the Oppressed --
Albert Cleage: God, A Black Soul Brother --
Major Jones: Man, Cosufferer with God --
J. Deotis Roberts: A Psychology of Black Liberation --
Toward a Black Theodicy for Today --
Toward a Prolegomenon to Black Theology --
Humanocentric Theism: A Theistic Framework for Ethnic Suffering.
Series Title: C. Eric Lincoln series in Black religion.
Responsibility: by William R. Jones.

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If a benevolent God has dominion over human history, why do certain ethnicities suffer disproportionately? Eminent scholar William R. Jones first posed this question over twenty years ago, in this landmark critique of the black theology movement. Now, readers can once again obtain this powerful examination of evil and the nature of suffering, hope for ending oppression, and ideas expressed in the early works of Albert B. Cleage, James H. Cone, Joseph R. Washington, and others.

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