Liberating Black Theology
An African-American theologian presents this timely critique of the "victimology" theme within black liberation theology and its long-standing spiritual and social implications.
When the beliefs of Barack Obama's former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, assumed the spotlight during the 2008 presidential campaign, the influence of black liberation theology became hotly debated...more
1 - Bradley doesn’t critique simply the outward failures of Black Theology – its Marxism, its failure to speak to contemporary economic realities of blacks in America, misguided biblical interpretations, etc – but he critiques the presuppositions of the movement. From the very beginning of the book, Bradley begins his critique by examining Black Theology in light historical Christian Orthodoxy. He begins with their doctrine God, Scri...more
I became interested in this topic during the 2008 Presidential election and Barack Obama's pastor, Rev Jeremiah Wright, put black liberation theology on the map.
The author essentially puts black Lib theology in it's place, the trash...more