Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation

Posted on March 8, 2016 by PLT Staff

Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation

From the publisher:

A passionate, hopeful manifesto calling for true liberation and reconciliation in our society

In this book Johnny Bernard Hill argues that prophetic rage, or righteous anger, is a necessary response to our present culture of imperialism and nihilism. The most powerful way to resist meaninglessness, he says, is refusing to accept the realities of structural injustice, such as poverty, escalating militarism, genocide, and housing discrimination.

Hill’s Prophetic Rage is interdisciplinary, integrating art, music, and literature with theology. It is constructive, passionate, and provocative. Hill weaves through a myriad of creative and prophetic voices of protest — from Jesus to W.E.B. DuBois, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and President Barack Obama — as well as multiple approaches, including liberation theology and black religion, to reflect theologically on the nature of liberation, justice, and hope on contemporary culture.

  • Publication Information
  • Author: Johnny Bernard Hill
  • Publication Type: Book
  • Publisher:Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
  • Date of Publication:December 2013
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