The Divided Mind of the Black Church

The Divided Mind of the Black Church

Theology, Piety, and Public Witness

Religion, Race, and Ethnicity

by Raphael G. Warnock

Published by: NYU Press

276 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814794463
  • Published: December 2013



··       “Argues with scholarly rigor and pastoral fire… A must read.” – Emilie M. Townes, Dean and Professor of Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

·       “Groundbreaking… rooted in deep spirituality and progressive commitment to the Bible.” – Dwight N. Hopkins, editor of The Cambridge Companion to Black Theology

·       “An insightful treatment… Bold and imaginative.” – Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University

·       “Courageous and timely… Looks to the past in order to move forward!” – Cornel West, Class of 1943 University Professor, Princeton University

·       “Leads us through the history.” – James A. Forbes Jr., Harry Emerson Fosdick Distinguished Professor, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York

·       “Impeccable scholarship, critical insight, and analytical eloquence… a lucid, coherent, and compelling narrative… erudite, comprehensive, and intriguing.” – The Reverend Dennis W. Wiley, Ph. D., Pastor, Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ

“Brilliantly conversant… yet works in the ebony trenches for justice.” – Frederick D. Haynes III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church