12 July 2010

Public lecture and panel discussion/web cast: The Impact and Future of Black Theology

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 15 September 2010, 11.00 am (public lecture) and 3.00-5.00 pm (panel discussion)

James H. Cone (Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York), one of the world's most prominent black liberation theologians, will deliver the convocation address at Garrett-Evangelical's annual convocation: "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen: The Cross and the Lynching Tree in the Black Experience"


After lunch, three other theologians will join Cone in a panel discussion on "The Impact and Future of Black Theology": Andrea C. White (Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture, Emory University), Rothney S. Tshaka (Professor of Systematic Theology, University of South Africa), and William Ackah (Lecturer in Community and Voluntary Sector Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London).

Both events are open to the public.

They can also be seen via live web cast at:


Internet viewers will need to download and install Apple's free QuickTime Player. Viewers may tune in 15 minutes before both events.

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