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|Title: We Have Been Believers: An African American Systematic Theology
By: James H. Evans Jr.
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
Weight: 15 ounces
Stock No: WW698782
Seeking to overcome the chasm between church practice and theological reflection, James H. Evans Jr., a major and distinctive voice in American religion, situates theology squarely in the nexus of faith with freedom. There, with a sure touch, he uplifts revelatory aspects of black religious experience that reanimate classical areas of theology, and he creates a theology with a heart, soul, and voice that speak directly to our condition. Edited and introduced by Stephen G. Ray Jr., the second edition, published on the twentieth anniversary of the first, includes three new essays that identify the value of the book for womanist, evangelical, and black church audiences. The new edition concludes with an Afterword by the author himself.
James H. Evans Jr. is Robert K. Davies Professor of Systematic Theology at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. He is the author of We Shall All Be Changed (1997), Modern Christian Thought: The Twentieth Century (2nd edition, 2006), and Playing: Christian Explorations of Daily Living (2010), all with Fortress Press.
Stephen G. Ray Jr. is Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. His books include Do No Harm: Social Sin and Christian Responsibility (Fortress Press, 2002) and Black Church Studies: An Introduction (2007).
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