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Author Cone, James H.

Title The cross and the lynching tree / James H. Cone.

Imprint Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    277.308 CON    Available
Description xix, 202 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Nobody knows de trouble I've seen": the cross and the lynching tree in the Black experience -- "The terrible beauty of the cross" and the tragedy of the lynching tree: a reflection on Reinhold Niebuhr -- Bearing the cross and staring down the lynching tree: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s struggle to redeem the soul of America -- The re-crucified Christ in Black literary imagination -- Oh Mary, don't you weep -- Conclusion: legacies of the cross and the lynching tree.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion -- History of doctrines.
African Americans -- Religion.
Lynching -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781570759376 (cloth)
1570759375 (cloth)

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