Theology: In Search of a Black Christianity

Black theology is the only genuine manifestation of Christianity in America today. White theology is basically racist and nonChristian. If there is any contemporary meaning of the Antichrist, the white church seems to be a manifestation of it. It is the enemy of Christ.

Not every Negro Christian would agree with this provocative, militant conclusion of Union Theological Seminary's James H. Cone. Today, however, the black churches of the U.S.— which have frequently been accused of excessive caution on civil rights — are rapidly catching up with the secular advocates of...

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