Bibliographic Details

The cross and the lynching tree / James H. Cone.

Author / Creator Cone, James H.
Imprint Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2011.
Description xix, 202 p. ; 22 cm.
Language English
Subject Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion -- History of doctrines.
Jesus Christ.
African Americans -- Religion.
Lynching -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Religion.
Crucifixion -- History of doctrines.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 9781570759376 (cloth)
1570759375 (cloth)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • "Nobody knows de trouble I've seen": the cross and the lynching tree in the Black experience
  • "The terrible beauty of the cross" and the tragedy of the lynching tree: a reflection on Reinhold Niebuhr
  • Bearing the cross and staring down the lynching tree: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s struggle to redeem the soul of America
  • The re-crucified Christ in Black literary imagination
  • Oh Mary, don't you weep
  • Conclusion: legacies of the cross and the lynching tree.