Hearing Past the Pain: Why White Catholic Theologians Need Black Theology
Wondra, Ellen K., Anglican Theological Review
Hearing Past the Pain: Why White Catholic Theologians Need Black Theology. By Jon Nilson. New York and Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 2007. 120 pp. $16.95 (paper).
Black theology emerged as a major voice in constructive theology with the publication of James Cone's Black Theology and Black Power in 1969. Had they been looking, white theologians would have seen indications of the development of an African-American theology drawn from the life and practice of the black community and the black church in the work of culture critics such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, and James Baldwin, as well as in the sermons, prayers, spirituals, and practices of African-American churches. …
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Publication information: Article title: Hearing Past the Pain: Why White Catholic Theologians Need Black Theology. Contributors: Wondra, Ellen K. - Author. Journal title: Anglican Theological Review. Volume: 91. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2009. Page number: 321+. © Anglican Theological Review, Inc. Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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