The Divided Mind of the Black Church

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The Divided Mind of the Black Church

Theology, Piety, and Public Witness

By Raphael G. Warnock

New York University Press, Hardcover, 9780814794463, 263pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2013

.. Argues with scholarly rigor and pastoral fire A must read. Emilie M. Townes, Dean and Professor of Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Divinity School. . Groundbreaking rooted in deep spirituality and progressive commitment to the Bible. Dwight N. Hopkins, editor of The Cambridge Companion to Black Theology . An insightful treatment Bold and imaginative. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University . Courageous and timely Looks to the past in order to move forward Cornel West, Class of 1943 University Professor, Princeton University . Leads us through the history. James A. Forbes Jr., Harry Emerson Fosdick Distinguished Professor, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York . Impeccable scholarship, critical insight, and analytical eloquence a lucid, coherent, and compelling narrative erudite, comprehensive, and intriguing. The Reverend Dennis W. Wiley, Ph. D., Pastor, Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ Brilliantly conversant yet works in the ebony trenches for justice. Frederick D. Haynes III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church.

About the Author
Reverend Dr. Raphael G. Warnock serves as Senior Pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia).

Friday, Jan 10, 2014

Black churches have long been a rallying place for people who want to change the world, like Martin Luther King Jr. But now the man who inherited King's pulpit says the spiritual fire has faded. Reverend Raphael Warnock speaks with host Michel Martin about his new book titled The Divided Mind of the Black Church. More at

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