Upcoming Events

Funeral for Rev. Dr. James H. Cone

When:
May 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
2018-05-07T11:00:00-04:00
2018-05-07T13:00:00-04:00
Where:
The Riverside Church
490 Riverside Dr
New York, NY 10027
USA
Contact:
Benjamin Perry
212-280-1590

Come celebrate the incredible life and ministry of Rev. Dr. James H. Cone.

Interment immediately after service at Fair Lawn Cemetery in Fair Lawn, NJ, 22-21 Maple Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ

Repast at 1:30pm, Union Theological Seminary James Chapel – All are welcome

Cone is best known as the father of black liberation theology. In his ground-breaking works, Black Theology & Black Power (1969); A Black Theology of Liberation (1970); and God of the Oppressed (1975), Cone upended the theological establishment with his vigorous articulation of God’s radical identification with black people in the United States. His eloquent portrayal of Christ’s blackness shattered dominant white theological paradigms, and ignited a wave of subsequent American liberation theologies.

Read more about his monumental legacy here.

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