Stock Image

Moral Evil and Redemptive Suffering: A History of Theodicy in African-American Religious Thought

4 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0813024544 / ISBN 13: 9780813024547
Published by University Press of Florida, 2002
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Prompt Shipping/ Quality Books (Bay, AR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 7, 2015 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
Price: US$ 120.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

BEST BUY⠦⠦⠦⠦.BRAND NEW BOOK⠦⠦⠦.OFX/DD/UPFL. Bookseller Inventory # 604237

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Moral Evil and Redemptive Suffering: A ...

Publisher: University Press of Florida

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

About this title

Synopsis:

"This excellent, balanced, comprehensive, representative, and scholarly useful text lives up to the expectations of those acquainted with Anthony Pinn's work and will impress others who might be coming to the subject matter of African-American religious thought and issues of theodicy in the black tradition for the first time."--Sandy Dwayne Martin, University of Georgia

This book, a collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century documents by African-Americans, traces the progression of black Christian theology's dominant response to the dilemma of evil in a God-protected world: the notion of suffering as redemptive.

As the first extensive historical treatment of the problem of evil in African- American religious thinking, this anthology consists in great part of primary documents authored by a range of black theologians, speaking for themselves on theodicy. Supplemented by the editor's analyses of redemptive-suffering arguments and their consequences for black Christian thought and practice, the selections trace the historical development of a primary strand of African-American theology. The authors challenge traditional understandings of radical black religious thought and point out contradictions inherent in the words of black religious leaders. Documents show that black religions historically regarded as progressive have at their theological core an understanding of human suffering as redemptive.

The most significant writings by African-American thinkers in this area have been compiled along cross-denominational and doctrinal lines. They include documents from Methodists and Baptists, Muslims and Catholics—not only from church leaders but also from lay people and political leaders. The volume brings clarity to the historical and epistemological underpinnings of one of the most pressing issues faced by African-American Christians.

Anthony B. Pinn is associate professor of religion and coordinator of African-American studies at Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota.

About the Author:

Anthony B. Pinn, associate professor of religion and coordinator of African-American studies at Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, is the author of Why, Lord? Suffering and Evil in Black Theology and Varieties of African American Religious Experience and of numerous articles on African-American theology.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

. Providing high quality service, with a guaranteed satisfaction with your purchase or your money back. We strive for excellence and look forward to working with you as a customer/client.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 1 business day. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express