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Introducing Black Theology of Liberation - Dwight N. Hopkins

Introducing Black Theology of Liberation

Paperback Published: 1st December 1999
ISBN: 9781570752865
Number Of Pages: 237

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A book that reviews the principles of modern Black Theology, its roots and contributions to the Christian world. It also discusses what challenges Black theologians face in their minister and their religious communities.

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Basic review introduces African American theological concerns and contributions. "Will be a basic text in the parish as well as the academy."--J. Alfred Smith, Jr.

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Definitionp. 3
Purposep. 6
Stages in the Development of Black Theologyp. 7
Theological Developmentsp. 12
The Development of Black Theologyp. 15
Black Religion during the Slavery Periodp. 16
Memories of African Beliefsp. 17
Commonsense Wisdomp. 18
Reinterpretation of White Christianityp. 20
Rereading the Biblep. 23
Developments in the 1950s and 1960sp. 28
Black Religionp. 29
The Civil Rights Movementp. 32
The Black Power Movementp. 34
Method of Black Theologyp. 41
Sourcesp. 42
The Norm in Black Theologyp. 46
Rhythmp. 47
The First Generationp. 49
Advocating a Faith Revealed in Politicsp. 52
Advocating a Faith Based in Black Culturep. 65
Conclusionp. 84
The Second Generationp. 87
Womanist Theologyp. 88
Intellectual Developmentsp. 90
Popular Culturep. 90
Black Poor Folkp. 92
Afrocentricityp. 94
Remaking Traditional Disciplinesp. 97
Global Connectionsp. 101
Challenging Black Theology's Liberation Claimp. 106
Interdisciplinary Studiesp. 110
Working Together: Ties between the First and Second Generationsp. 114
The First Generation Todayp. 117
Challenges for the Second Generationp. 121
Womanist Theologyp. 125
Historical Backdropp. 125
The Rise of Womanist Theologyp. 129
Historyp. 131
Methodp. 134
Intellectual Developmentsp. 138
Conclusionp. 156
Black Theology and Third World Liberation Theologiesp. 157
Black Theology Meets African Theologyp. 159
Black Theology Meets Latin American Theologyp. 167
Black Theology Meets Asian Theologyp. 172
Black Theology and Eatwotp. 176
Conclusionp. 181
Challenges for Black Theology Todayp. 194
Notesp. 203
Indexp. 225
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ISBN: 9781570752865
ISBN-10: 1570752869
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 237
Published: 1st December 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.28