Pan‐Africanism and African‐American Liberation in a Postmodern World: A Review Essay [Book Review]

Journal of Religious Ethics 27 (2):333-358 (1999)
Abstract
This review essay explores Josiah Young's project of developing a liberatory Pan-Africanism that is attuned to cultural diversity and Victor Anderson's advocacy of postmodern cultural criticism in African-American religious thought. After situating African-American religious thought as a branch of Africana thought, the author examines these two religious thinkers' work as an effort to forge a position on African-American religious thought--including its relation to theology--in an age where even theory is treated as a god that is about to die. At the conclusion, secularism emerges as a religious project that normatively undergirds the methodological dimensions of these works.
Keywords cultural diversity  black theology  secularism  racism  public theology
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