Title

[The Generic Structure of Afro-American Theology by Dr. James Evans] (audio)

Original Title

Paper: The Generic Structure of Black Theology, by Dr. James Evans, Colgate Rochester. Response by Dr. Cornell West, Union Theology Seminary

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Collection

Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1982-10-20

Playing Time

01:01:39

Abstract

In this audio recording, Dr. James Evans of Colgate Rochester Divinity School delivers a presentation on Afro-American theology. In his presentation, he discusses fundamental theology and the method and structure of theology. Dr. Cornel West also gives a response to Dr. Evans presentation.

File Name

auc.120.b02t26.19821020.aud0026

Comments

00:00:03 Audio begins with C. Shelby Brooks introducing presenter Dr. James Evans and respondent Dr. Cornel West.

00:01:02 Dr. James Evans introduces issues within the paper he is presenting (method, structure, and content) and its title, “The Generic Structure of Afro-American Theology”.

00:08:21 Talks about the genre related to the task of theological self-examination.

00:16:06 Discusses methodology in Afro-American fundamental theology and what it means to be a Black theologian.

00:26:22 Talks about problem of structure within Afro-American systematic theology.

00:36:57 Ends presentation.

00:37:21 Cornel West responds to Dr. James Evans presentation. West calls into question the contemporary use of foundational and systematic theology.

01:01:39 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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