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Stand Up Sunday- Stand Up Louisville says
December's Book Read is "Black Theology & Black Power" by James H. Cone http://bit.ly/1OBKiqc

James H. Cone, known as the founder of black liberation theology, is a professor at Union Theological Seminary. Dr. Cone is best known for his ground-breaking works, Black Theology & Black Power (1969) and A Black Theology of Liberation (1970); he is also the author of the highly acclaimed God of the Oppressed (1975), and of Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare? (1991); all of which works have been translated into nine languages. The 30th Anniversary of the publication of Black Theology & Black Power was celebrated at the University of Chicago Divinity School (April 1998), and a similar event was held for A Black Theology of Liberation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (April 2000) and at the Catholic Theological Society of America (June 2001). His research and teaching are in Christian theology, with special attention to black liberation theology and the liberation theologies of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. He also teaches 19th & 20th century European-American theologies. His latest book is entitled The Cross and the Lynching Tree and received the 2012 Nautilus Silver Award in Religion/Spirituality-Western Traditions. It was an Amazon.com #1 best seller in religion in February 2012. Naming it one of the top religion books of 2011, Huffington Post editors said: “One of the great theologians of the late 20th century, Cone forces us to look hard at suffering, oppression and, ultimately, redemption.”

His current list of courses are:
-Black Theology (Spring 2015)
-The Life and Thought of James Baldwin (Spring 2015)
-Foundations in Christian Theology 1 (Fall 2015)
-Reinhold Niebuhr (Fall 2015)
-The Life and Thought of James Baldwin (Spring 2016)
-Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X (Spring 2016)


Children's Read:
"Kwanzaa Kids" http://amzn.to/1PmIdhW (to purchase)
There will also be print outs of this book so that kids can put them together and make their own book.

Other books on Kwanzaa:
-Kwanzaa: Seven Days of African-American Pride (2004)
by Carol Gnojewski
http://amzn.to/1liOajo

-Kwanzaa!: Africa Lives in a New World Festival (1999)
by Sule Greg C. Wilson
http://amzn.to/1WPiqOA
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