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James H. Cone

AKA James Hal Cone

Born: 5-Aug-1938
Birthplace: Fordyce, AR
Died: 28-Apr-2018
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Black Theology of Liberation

Father: Charles Cone
Mother: Lucy
Brother: Charles
Wife: Rosa (m. 1958, div. 1977, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Charles
Daughter: Krystal
Son: Michael
Daughter: Robynn
Wife: Sondra Gibson (d. 1983)

    University: BA, Philander Smith College (1958)
    Theological: BD, Garrett Biblical Institute (1961)
    University: MA, Northwestern University (1963)
    University: PhD, Northwestern University (1965)
    Assistant Professor: Philander Smith College (1964-66)
    Assistant Professor: Adrian College (1966-69)
    Professor: Theology, Union Theological Seminary (1969-)

Author of books:
Black Theology and Black Power (1969)
A Black Theology of Liberation (1970)
The Spirituals and the Blues: An Interpretation (1972)
God of the Oppressed (1975)
For My People: Black Theology and the Black Church (1984)
Speaking the Truth: Ecumenism, Liberation, and Black Theology (1986)
Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare? (1992)
Risks of Faith: The Emergence of a Black Theology of Liberation, 1968-1998 (1999)
The Cross and the Lynching Tree (2011)

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