Contemp Afr-Amer Rel Thought
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Goals: To understand how race in America--particularly the Black/White relationship--impacts religious thought in America; to encourage greater sensitivity to the ways in which religion is inextricably bound to culture, to politics, to economics, to American society as a whole. Content: Pre-World War II to the present--from the non-violent, prophetic voices of Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King, Jr., through the turbulent late 1960s with Malcolm X and the rise of Black Power--the influence of the protest movements on the creation of Black Theology and subsequently, of womanist theology; and the more recent critiques of capitalism by Cornel West and others. Taught: Annually. Credits: 4 credits
Thompson, Deanna, "REL3350-01.Contemp Afr-Amer Rel Thought.J15.Thompson,Deanna" (2015). Syllabi. 4474.