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Black and Reformed

Seeing God's Sovereignty in the African-American Christian Experience, Second Edition


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Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781629952307

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About

African Americans have a rich and compelling Christian heritage—one that stretches back to foundational figures such as the church fathers Augustine and Tertullian. Yet white Christians often expect their black brothers and sisters to embrace a Eurocentric theology that marginalizes their own experiences and traditions.

In this book, Anthony Carter draws both black and Reformed theology together, showing how Reformed theology’s biblical stance addresses African-American experiences such as the horrors of the transatlantic slave trade and oppression by so-called Christians. Carter also explores a few of the ways that an explicitly black theology can enhance our understanding of God and his Word, no matter our ethnicity. 

This second edition includes new material: a foreword by Thabiti Anyabwile, an interview with the author, and discussion questions for each chapter.

Endorsements

“As an African American, I am delighted with this book. It will serve as an excellent introduction to Reformed theology for the emerging black Reformed community. I anticipate that it will be a great resource for church planters and anyone else seeking to reach the black community.”

—Anthony B. Bradley, Author, Liberating Black Theology

“When I met Anthony Carter several years ago, I detected a rigorous mind, a righteous concern for racial justice, and a Reformed vision of God—a rare combination. Since then I have wanted to be a listener. Now this book makes that easier. May the Lord of nations use it to shape a powerful movement of God-centered Christians from all peoples who have tasted suffering.”

—John Piper, Founder and Teacher, desiringGod.org

 

The Author

Anthony J. Carter

Anthony J. Carter

Anthony Carter (MA, Reformed Theological Seminary) is lead pastor of East Point Church in East Point, Georgia. He is the author of several books, including On Being Black and Reformed, and is contributing editor of Experiencing the Truth and Glory Road. He is also a frequent conference speaker, guest lecturer, and preacher. Tony lives in East Point with his wife Adriane and their five children.