Title

Black and Feminist Theology and the Christian Faith

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Collection

Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection

Document Type

Video

Date Information

1979-10-25

Playing Time

00:24:50

Abstract

Pauli Murray lectures on Black theology and feminist theology and how each give deeper meaning to the Christian faith. She also critiques both theologies for their narrow focus on the oppressed community represented as the power and premise for judgment. John Cartright in his response to Murray’s lecture also critiques both theologies for their focus on the doctrine of God as opposed to the doctrine of creation. Pauli Murray concludes the lecture by proposing the unity of Black theology and feminist theology to confront issues where race, sex and class intersect.

File Name

auc.120.b04t55.19791025.vid0055

Comments

00:00:06 Pauli Murray talks about potential and possibilities of theologies against sexism and racism and how they help give deeper meaning to Christian faith.

00:01:35 Suggest one of the problems of liberation theologies is the tendency to stress the role of the oppressed community as the primary locust of the power and premise for judgment, and that this too narrow.

00:02:28 Concludes by saying Black theology has much to gain by looking at the dynamic potential within the feminist theologians to help strengthen rather than compete with Black theologians and help give broader perspective especially where race, sex, and class intersect.

00:03:51 Lillian Poe Webb gives observations and asks questions.

00:12:11 John Cartright makes comments about the focus of Black and Feminist theologies on the doctrine of God as opposed to the doctrine of creation.

00:20:06 Unidentified man gives remarks and thanks lecturer.

00:20:30 Pauli Murray responds to comments and questions on lecturer.

00:24:50 Video 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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