A conversation with James Cone on Livestream:
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
A conversation with James Cone
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
409 Prospect St.New Haven, CT 06511
James Cone is the Bill and Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary. Considered the founder of black liberation theology, he will discuss his seminal book “Black Theology & Black Power” with the YDS community and friends.
Among his numerous awards are the American Black Achievement Award in religion given by “Ebony Magazine” (November 1992), the Fund for Theological Education Award for contributions to theological education and scholarship (November 1999), the Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion (2009), the Eliza Garrett Distinguished Service Award in recognition of seminal theological scholarship from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (2010).
Published in 1969, “Black Theology & Black Power” is considered the foundational book in its field and is the focus of the YDS All-School Read this program this semester.
Event takes place in Marquand Chapel