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Working against the grain : re-imaging black theology in the 21st century

Author: Anthony Reddie
Publisher: London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2008.
Series: Cross cultural theologies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Christianity has been both the cause of oppression among Black communities and a source of liberation. Black Christianity has sought solace in the redemptive figure of Christ in its struggle for human dignity and freedom. 'Working Against the Grain' addresses the displacement of Black theology in Diasporan African churches by charismatic and conservative neo-Pentecostalism. The essays present a radical Black  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reddie, Anthony.
Working against the grain.
London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2008
(DLC) 2008004698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Reddie
ISBN: 9781845537531 184553753X 9781317490494 1317490495 1315710951 9781315710952
OCLC Number: 647929442
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 277 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: A personal manifesto --
Defending Black theology from homogeneity --
A Black theological approach to reconciliation --
Rethinking Black biblical hermeneutics in Black theology in Britain --
Jesus as a Black hero --
A Black theological Christmas story --
Black churches as counter-cultural agencies --
A Black theological approach to violence against Black people : countering the fear and reality of being "othered" --
A biblical and theological case for reparations --
What is the point of this? : a practical Black theology exploration of suffering and theodicy --
Peace and justice through Black Christian education --
HIV/AIDS and Black communities in Britain : reflections from a practical Black British liberation theologian --
Making the difference.
Series Title: Cross cultural theologies.
Responsibility: Anthony G. Reddie.


Contains essays that outline a different vision for a liberative model of Christianity, built upon the insights of Black Theology. This book argues that a re-imagined Black theology can enable  Read more...


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