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The Black Christ : BISHOP HENRY MCNEAL TURNER/SOJOURNER TRUTH SERIES IN BLACK RELIGION - Kelly Brown Douglas

The Black Christ

BISHOP HENRY MCNEAL TURNER/SOJOURNER TRUTH SERIES IN BLACK RELIGION

Paperback Published: 31st December 1994
ISBN: 9780883449394
Number Of Pages: 134

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This compelling portrait of who Jesus is for the black community surveys the history of the Black Christ from the early slave testimonies to the writings of prominent religious and literary figures through the Civil Rights and Black Power movements.

Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Who Is the Black Christ?p. 6
Is the Black Christ Enough?p. 7
The Roots of the Black Christp. 9
Slaveholding Christianity and the White Christp. 10
Slave Christianity and the Black Christp. 20
Black Nationalists and the Color of Christp. 30
Early Black Literature and the Black Christp. 32
The Black Struggle and the Black Christp. 35
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Christp. 37
Malcolm X and the Color of Christp. 45
The Theological Development of the Black Christp. 53
The Relationship between Blackness and Christp. 55
The Significance of Liberation and Reconciliationp. 64
Violence or Nonviolence?p. 72
A Critical Assessment of the Black Christp. 78
An Assessment of Each Claimp. 79
Is the Black Clirist Adequate?p. 84
The Emergence of Womanist Theologyp. 92
A Womanist Approach to the Black Christp. 97
Laying a Womanist Foundationp. 97
Something More about the Blackness of Christp. 106
The Womanist Black Christ Challenges Womanists and the Churchp. 113
The Black Christ from a Womanist Eyep. 116
Notesp. 118
Indexp. 132
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ISBN: 9780883449394
ISBN-10: 0883449390
Series: BISHOP HENRY MCNEAL TURNER/SOJOURNER TRUTH SERIES IN BLACK RELIGION : Book 9
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Published: 31st December 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.17