ⓘ James H. Cone

James H. Cone

ⓘ James H. Cone

James Hal Cone was an American theologian. He was best known for his work of Black theology and Black Liberation Theology. His 1969 book Black Theology and Black Power became popular as it talked about theology in the black church. He was the Charles Augustus Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York until his death.

Cone died on April 28, 2018 in New York City at the age of 81.


1. Other websites

  • "A Black Theology of Liberation", Terry Matthews, Religion 166: Religion in the United States, Wake Forest University
  • Biography at Union Theological Seminary
  • "Black Theology as Public Discourse", Noel Leo Erskine, Religion in Public Life, September 30, 1998
  • Orbis Books James H. Cones works available at Orbis Books
  • Speaking the Truth
  • James Cone This Far By Faith at PBS
  • Cone Appearances on C-SPAN
  • James Cone, Bill Moyers Journal at PBS, November 23, 2007
  • James Hal Cone Resources Archived 2011-07-28 at the Wayback Machine from