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A Black Theology of Liberation - James H. Cone

A Black Theology of Liberation

Paperback Published: 28th February 2011
ISBN: 9781570758959
Number Of Pages: 176

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This classic text on black theology, now with new concluding reflections by the author.

"Any message that is not related to the liberation of the poor in a society is not Christ's message. Any theology that is indifferent to the theme of liberation is not Christian theology."

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.

ISBN: 9781570758959
ISBN-10: 1570758956
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 28th February 2011
Publisher: Orbis Books (USA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.83 x 13.72  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 40
Edition Type: Special edition