Denison University's Goodspeed Lecture Fund Presents Author, Theologian James H. Cone
Posted: September 14, 2007
The Denison University Goodspeed Lecture Fund presents acclaimed theologian and author James H. Cone, who will give the lecture "God of the Oppressed" at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 20) in Slayter Hall Auditorium.
Since the publication of his first book, Black Theology and Black Power, Cone has been at the forefront of relating the black struggle for freedom to the Christian message.
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The author of 11 books and 150 articles, Cone's work has been called "a major contribution to the discussion of race and ethnicity in modern America."
Cone is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He's been recognized with the American Black Achievement Award, religion category, by Ebony Magazine and the Association of Theological Schools' Theological Scholarship & Research Award.
He has lectured at more than 1,000 schools and community organizations in the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- The Goodspeed Lecture Fund presents James H. Cone to speak on "God of the Oppressed"; 7:30 p.m., Thursday (Sept. 20) in Slayter Hall Auditorium, (200 North Road). Free and open to the public. Call (740) 587-6241 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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