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AFRL 311 Black Theology (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisite: 3 credits of history, religion, political science or African-American studies at the 200 level, or permission of the instructor (First semester/3 credits) 

This course introduces students to the core of black Christian theological thought: black liberation theology. Explores the historical roots of black Christian theology and focus on some of its key tenets like the physical depiction of Christ, the depiction of the Christian community/communities and the role of Christianity. Identifies the major points of convergence and divergence between black liberation theology and other liberation theologies such as womanist theology and Latin American liberation theology.