Black Theology- Essays on Gender Perspectives

Black Theology- Essays on Gender Perspectives

by Dwight N. Hopkins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532608186
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 06/15/2017
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Dwight N. Hopkins is Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago. He is the founder of the International Association of Black Religions and Spiritualities, a network of members from India, Japan, Australia, Fiji, Hawaii and the United States, Jamaica, Brazil, England, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Ghana. His many books include Teaching Global Theologies (coeditor, 2015), The Cambridge Companion to Black Theology (coeditor, 2012), and Walk Together Children (coeditor, Cascade Books, 2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part 1 The Black Man and Gender Studies

1 Two Black Male Leaders: Barack Obama and Jeremiah Wright (2008) 3

2 A New Black Heterosexual Male (2001) 23

3 Poor Brother, Rich Brother: Faith, Family, and Education (1991) 33

4 The Construction of the Black Male Body: Eroticism and Religion (2004) 39

5 L.A. and the City: What's God Got to Do with It? (1994) 57

Part 2 The Black Man and Black Women

6 Black Theology of Liberation and the Impact of Womanist Theology (2002) 75

7 Womanist Gardens and Lies above Suspicion (2006) 89

8 Enslaved Black Women: A Theology of Justice and Reparations (2010) 98

9 Black Women's Spirituality of Funk (1993) 118

10 Working Together: Black and Womanist Theologies (2010) 144

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