The biblical text and its key figures have played a prominent role in the development of religious discourse on pressing socio-political issues. Slavery and continued discrimination were given theological sanction through the Old Testament story of Ham, but what of his descendent Nimrod the hunter?
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Author Biography - Anthony B. Pinn
ANTHONY B PINN is Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University, USA. His publications include African American Humanist Principles: Living and Thinking Like the Children of Nimrod and (co-editor) Loving the Body: Black Religious Studies and the Erotic, both published by Palgrave Macmillan. ALLEN DWIGHT CALLAHAN is Professor of New Testament at Seminario Teologico Batista do Nordeste in Bahia, Brazil. His publications include The Living Book: African Americans and the Bible and A Love Supreme: A History of the Johannine Tradition.