Monthly Archives: September 2013

James Cone, Theodicy, and the Cross: pt.3 Critique

This is the third post in the series introducing James Cone’s theodicy(as I mentioned in the first post, I would love any/all criticism or correction): IV. Ultimate Concern and Ontological Blackness Having laid out Cone’s Black theodicy in the last post and the hermeneutic that establishes it in the first, I will now offer my […]

JAMES CONE, THEODICY, AND THE PARADOX OF THE CROSS: pt.2

This is the second post in the series introducing James Cone’s theodicy (as I mentioned in the first post, I would love any/all criticism or correction): III. The Terrible Beauty of the Cross           Having examined, in the last post, Cone’s hermeneutics, it is  apparent that he supports the claim  that […]

ONLY A SUFFERING GOD CAN HELP: JAMES CONE, THEODICY, AND THE DIVINE PARADOX OF THE CROSS

I have recently been reading a lot of James Cone’s work, and have been really enjoying it. I have had to write some papers on his work and thought I would post pieces of them here. Over the next few posts I’m going to try to provide an outline of his concept of theodicy. Although […]