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James H. Cone

Born: Aug 5, 1938

Birthplace: Fordyce

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

James H. Cone

Date of Birth : Aug 5, 1938
Birth Place : Fordyce

James Hal Cone is an American theologian, best known for his advocacy of Black liberation theology. His 1969 book Black Theology and Black Power provided a new way to articulate the distinctiveness of theology in the black Church. Cone’s work was influential from the time of the book's publication, and his work remains influential today. His work has been both utilized and critiqued inside and outside of the African-American theological community. He is currently the Charles Augustus Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.


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