(RNS) — A specter has been haunting white evangelicalism, in the shape of the late James Cone, a founder of black liberation theology.
(RNS) — Too often Christian individuals and institutions act as if general statements condemning bigotry and saccharine assertions of racial and ethnic equality are sufficient to combat white nationalism. They are not.
(RNS) — James Cone refused to assign any authenticity to a religion that claimed to be Christian but did not address the liberation of black people from white supremacy.
(RNS) — His theology contrasted sharply with traditional views by articulating God’s identification with U.S. blacks.
What to do when you feel like a stranger to many millions of your neighbors, whom you find incomprehensible.