Oxford University to offer new course on seminal Black Liberation Theologian, James Cone

Date: 9/02/2022

Augustine, Aquinas, Newman, Bonhoeffer and…James Cone. Next year, the renowned ‘father’ of Black Liberation Theology joins the ranks of ‘Special Theologians’, who can be studied in-depth by senior Oxford Theology students.

The James Cone course was proposed, and will be led, by Professor Anthony Reddie, director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture at Regent’s Park College – and a leading UK Black Liberation Theologian. He made the suggestion earlier this year, as part of a discussion about the curriculum, and was delighted it was quickly embraced. Professor Reddie emphasises, ‘This is a massive innovation. Nothing like this is taught in Britain.’

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Professor Anthony Reddie

Professor Anthony Reddie