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Are Afro-Latins Black?

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print September 2006 | ISBN: 9780813029979
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039343 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0003
Are Afro-Latins Black?

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This chapter examines the rhetorical construction and discursive function of blackness in Afro-Cuban and womanist theologies. It provides an overview of Afro-Cuban theology and discusses the construction of Afro-Cuban identity within black theology. It also explores the notion of blackness operating in womanist theology and concludes by engaging several signal voices within Afro-Cuban theology that offer internal critiques of its limited construction of blackness.

Keywords: Afro-Cuban theology; womanist theology; black theology; Afro-Cuban identity; blackness

Chapter.  7242 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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