The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety, and Public Witness (Hardcover)

Theology, Piety, and Public Witness

By Raphael G. Warnock

New York University Press, 9780814794463, 263pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2013

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-- "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).


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