Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity: 200 Years and No Apology

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"Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity explores the legacy of slavery in Black theological terms. Challenging the dominant approaches to the history and legacy of slavery in the British Empire, the contributors show that although the 1807 act abolished the slave trade, it did not end racism, notions of White supremacy, or the demonization of Blackness, Black people and Africa." This interdisciplinary study draws on biblical studies, history, missiology and Black theological reflection, exploring the strengths and limitations of faith as the framework for abolitionist rhetoric and action. This Black theological approach to the phenomenon of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the institution of slavery draws on contributions from Africa, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754667278
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/1/2010
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Acknowledgements

Introduction 1

PART I SLAVERY AND BIBLICAL HERMENEUTICS

1 'But It's in the Text! Slavery, the Bible, and the African Diaspora' Randall C. Bailey Bailey, Randall C. 31

2 Was Paul an Arch-advocate of Slavery or a Liberator? Mukti Barton Barton, Mukti 47

3 Buying the Poor for Silver and the Needy for a Pair of Sandals (Amos 8:6): The Fit between Capitalism and Slavery as Seen through the Hermeneutic of the Eighth-century Prophet Amos David Isiorho Isiorho, David 59

4 A Resistant Biblical Hermeneutic within the Caribbean Oral Thomas Thomas, Oral 69

5 Unending the Bible: The Book of Revelation through the Optics of Anancy and Rastafari Michael N. Jagessar Jagessar, Michael N. 81

PART II SLAVERY, COLONIALISM AND BLACK SUBJUGATION

6 'Children of a Lesser God': The American Board Mission's Ordination Policy in South Africa Daryl M. Balia Balia, Daryl M. 97

7 Necessary Remembrance: Towards a White British Biblical Hermeneutic in the Aftermath of the Mass Enslavement of Africans John M. Campbell Campbell, John M. 109

8 A Legacy of Slavery - Black with the Slaves or Mulatto with the Slavers? An English Jamaican Theological Reflection on the Trajectories of 'Mixed Race Categories' Caroline Redfearn Redfearn, Caroline 129

PART III SLAVERY AND CONTEMPORARY EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE LENS OF BLACK THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION

9 Faith and the Gallows: The Cost of Liberation Delroy A. Reid-Salmon Reid-Salmon, Delroy A. 151

10 Re-reading Slave Writing through the Lens of Black Theology Carol Troupe Troupe, Carol 165

11 Whither Africa?: Reflections on Current Day Africa in Light of Slavery George Wauchope Wauchope, George 185

12 Divining Sisters: Reflections on an Experience of Divination by a Priestess of the Ausar Auset Society Marjorie Lewis Lewis, Marjorie 195

13 Politics of Black Entry into Britain: Reflections on being a Black British Person Returning to the UK Anthony G. Reddie Reddie, Anthony G. 209

Index 223

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