Black Theology

BCS/CTH 5511
Semester Credit Hours Faculty Modality Meeting Time Location
Fall 2021 3

W. Myers

Remote Live SEP 24 & 25; OCT 29 & 30; NOV 12 & 13, 2021
F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM

This course examines the development of the discipline of Black theology in America since 1960. Focus will highlight the works of the founder of Black Theology, James Cone, the early voices such as J. Deotis Roberts and Gayraud Wilmore, as well as other evolving contemporary voices, such as Dwight Hopkins, Jacquelyn Grant, Kelly Brown Douglas, and Delores Williams. A historical perspective of the richness of the Black theological tradition will also be offered with references to the works of W.E.B. DuBois, Benjamin E. Mays, Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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No prerequisites required.