This is What Theology Looks Like

Here’s a clear example of an approach to theology that seems to  put praxis over doctrine. In fact, it seems to reduce traditional theological topics lie the resurrection to something quite different:

The physical resurrection of Jesus, then, was an embodied declaration that this black life mattered. This prophetic claim was not enacted in an academy or a temple, however; it was embodied in the streets as people witnessed a physical disruption—and those in power ran scared.

Obviously, there is a pretty radical political dimension to this (and one that seemingly glosses over the vast differences in the examples cited). Nevertheless, it is an interesting exemplar of one modern trajectory.


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