Introduces the challenge of Black Catholics to theology and the church. Contributors examine where Black Catholics have come from and where their futures lie in a church in which they see themselves as co-participants.
"Thoughtful and thought-provoking."--Beverly Carroll
Diana L. Hayes, a popular writer and speaker, is professor emerita of systematic theology, Georgetown University. She is the author of several books including Forged in the Fiery Furnace, Were You There: Stations of the Cross (both from Orbis), Hagar’s Daughters and And Still We Both Rise (both from Paulist Press). She lives in Stone Mountain, GA.
Cyprian Davis, O.S.B., is a Benedictine monk of St. Meinrad Archabbey and professor of church history at St. Meinrad School of Theology. A founding member of National Black Catholic Clergy, he is the author of The History of Black Catholics in the United States (Crossroad).