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Description - A Black Political Theology by J. Deotis Roberts

How do black political needs and goals relate to black religious experience? What is the meaning of religion--and of Christ--in a racist society? In this classic early articulation of black theology, first published in 1974, J. Deotis Roberts argues that reconciliation is the essence of the good news, but it must be in conjunction with liberation. Ethnicity and theology, he contends, must meet in the specific black religious experience by recognizing the liberal, activist, and even revolutionary role of Christ in the cause of freedom. Discussing human nature and destiny in the black perspective, the nature of the gospel, and the black experience of community, Roberts presents the place of the black church as the main institution poised to implement the liberation of whole persons and a whole people.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780664229665
ISBN-10: 0664229662
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - J. Deotis Roberts

J. Deotis Roberts is a highly esteemed theologian who was one of the founders of the Black Theology movement. He has taught and held administrative posts at a number of theological institutions. Among his books are The Prophethood of Black Believers: An African American Political Theology for Ministry, Black Theology in Dialogue, Liberation and Reconciliation: A Black Theology, and A Black Political Theology, all available from WJK.

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