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Conclusion

Christopher Z. Hobson

in The Mount of Vision

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199895861
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980109 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895861.003.0006
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African American prophecy has provided a means of flaying an unjust society, altered the meaning of Christianity, and shown that religion need not respect the status quo. But is it more than a proud legacy? Today’s conditions challenge African American prophecy’s achievements and test its ideas as never before.

Keywords: Black nationalism; democratic politics; double consciousness; Du Bois; Henry Louis Gates; inner cities; integrationism; Isaiah-Ezekiel tradition; liberal political theory; “of one blood,” Obama; police; Second Reconstruction

Chapter.  8216 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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