[Continued-The Generic Structure of Afro-American Theology by Dr. James Evans and Book Review: Cornel West and Charles Long] (audio)

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Ventnor, NJ. Audience response to James Evans Paper

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This audio is a continuation of Dr. James Evans presentation on Afro-American theology. In this portion, members of the audience ask questions. Also included is the review of a book written by Cornel West. After the review, Cornel West presents the philosophical underpinnings of his book, Charles H. Long gives a response.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with unidentified male and Dr. James Evans in conversation about problem of land.

00:12:17 An unidentified man raises questions about the problem of intellectual resources.

00:34:20 Charles H. Long introduces Cornel West.

00:35:28 Cornel West introduces his book and its central aim and philosophical underpinnings. He discusses the African American in the modern world and DuBois’s double consciousness.

00:46:21 West talks about the lack of the tragic element in prophetic religious thought.

00:49:07 Charles Long responds to Cornel West’s presentation. He talks about the general context of Cornel West’s book.

00:54:33 Long talks about how Black thinkers need to know thought in order to get in the game.

01:00:33 Audio ends.


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