James H. Cone is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of
Systematic Theology at the Union Theological Seminary in New York, N.Y.
Cone has lectured at more than 700 colleges, universities, divinity schools,
and community organizations throughout the United States, Europe, Africa,
Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Cone is the author of more than 100 articles and
several books, including: "Black Theology and Black Power,"
"A Black Theology of Liberation," "The Spirituals and the Blues:
An Interpretation," "God of the Oppressed," "Black Theology:
A Documentary History, 1966-1979," and "Martin & Malcolm
& America: A Dream or a Nightmare."
In 1992, Ebony Magazine awarded him the "American Black Achievement Award"
in the category of religion. Two years later, the Association of Theological
Schools gave him their "Theological Scholarship & Research Award."
Books by James H. Cone
- God of the Oppressed
- Risks of Faith : The Emergence of a Black Theology of Liberation
- The Spirituals and the Blues: An Interpretation
- Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare
- A Black Theology of Liberation
- For My People: Black Theology and the Black Church
- Speaking the Truth: Ecumenism, Liberation, and Black Theology
- James H. Cone and Black Liberation Theology
- Black Theology and Ideology: Deideological Dimensions in the
Theology of James H. Cone
- Black Faith and Public Talk: Critical Essays on James H. Cone's
Black Theology and Black Power