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Jan 15, 2020, 6:49 PM
James H. Cone, in his book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree, references lots of songs, art, and poetry. For the convenience of anyone reading the book who, like me, might want to hear and see...
Jun 1, 2018, 2:32 PM
This book was transformational. Here is my summary. Replacing Israel with Christians as the people of God (a doctrine called supersessionism) created a hole in the theological imagination that Europeans were able to fill with themselves. Moving on...
May 1, 2018, 2:05 PM
You will like or appreciate different books and resources in a different order than I did. I started with The New Jim Crow, and it was so different from anything that I had been told or taught that it took me a long time to read it. That is probably more a factor of my past than of the book itself. I mention it, though, because if you, in the course of reading or watching or listening, find your beliefs being challenged, I want to encourage you...
May 1, 2018, 2:05 PM
These books are more challenging than those in Part 1
Dec 18, 2017, 2:05 PM
Review of St. Clair, Raquel A. Call and Consequences: A Womanist Reading of Mark. Minneapolis, Minn: Fortress Press, 2008. The person of Jesus is of great importance to many African American women. He reveals God, and is a co-sufferer