The Rise And Demise Of Black Theology Paperback

by Alistair Kee;


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The Rise And Demise Of Black Theology

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Black Theology emerged in the 1960s as a response to black consciousness. Since then it claims to have broadened its perspective to include oppression on the grounds of race, gender and class. In this book Alistair Kee contests this claim, arguing that Black and Womanist Theologies present inadequate analysis of race and gender and no account at all of class or economic oppression. Content with American capitalism, Black Theology has failed to address the source of the impoverishment of black Americans at home. Content with a romantic image of Africa, this ĎAfrican-Americaní movement fails to defend contemporary Africa against predatory American global ambitions. Blacks in the West, Kee claims here, are no longer the victims; they are the voters and consumers who should be able to influence western governments into changing policies towards the third world. This book does not argue that Black theologians should give up, but that they should move on, for the sake of the black poor in America, the black poor in Africa and the third world.


Assimilation and Alienation: Double Consciousness
Negritude
Black Consciousness

Sickness in Babylon: Black Theology in the USA
Black Power
Black Theology

The Redemption of the Poor: Black Theology in South Africa
The Black Consciousness Movement
Black theology, Class and Power

As Purple is to Lavender: Womanist Theology
Womanist Consciousness
Womanist Theology

The Concept of Dread: Black Theology in the UK
To the Motherland
Jesus in Dreadlocks

Gender, Race and Class: The Closed Circle of Black Theology
Race and Reification
The Ideology of Retrieval

Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index
Biblical Reference Index

The Rise And Demise Of Black Theology by Alistair Kee was published by SCM Press in April 2008. The ISBN for The Rise And Demise Of Black Theology is 9780334041641.

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Page last updated 23rd January 2014
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherSCM Press (April 2008)
Weight359g
Number of Pages252
Thickness13 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780334041641
ISBN-100334041643
Product Code1121646
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