A couple of months ago I read Douglas’ The Black Christ. This works reviews the history of slave religion and the development of black liberation theology. In the last chapter, Douglas sketches her proposal for a womanist Christology. Something I found interesting in her work was her review of three major black liberation theologians: Albert Cleage, James Cone, and J. D. Roberts.
All three men have different views of theology and reconciliation. However, I only want to discuss the divide that separates Cone from Roberts. Read the rest of this entry »