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Why Lord?: Suffering and Evil in Black Theology

Author: Pinn, Anthony B.
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Pub Date: 01/10/1999
ISBN: 9780826412089
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Quick overview An exploration of theological texts, preaching, folklore, spirituals, blues and rap that looks at beliefs held in the African American community that contribute to the suffering of its members. It reveals a tradition of African American humanism and encourages us to extend our religious world view.
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By challenging some of the most cherished theological beliefs to emerge within black Christian communities, this text encourages us to extend the range of our religious world views and embrace black cultural expressions that have been ignored or despised. Anthony Pinn explores theological texts, preaching, folklore, spirituals, blues and rap to look at beliefs held within the African American community that contribute to the suffering of its members and to unleash a tradition of African American humanism.

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