Big God Theology: The Contributions and Challenges of African-American Theology


In this talk, Thabiti Anyabwile narrows the broad subject of African-American theology down to “Big God Theology” — a yearning that has existed in the African-American church historically for a big God. He encapsulates the theological reflections of African-Americans as they have thought about God in their particular sojourn. Unpacking the theology of the African-American Christian experience, Thabiti argues that there are five particular ways African-Americans have understood God. That is that God is Bigger than suffering, injustice, history, race, and complexity. For more conversations, download and subscribe to The Front Porch Podcast on iTunes.

Thabiti Anyabwile
Thabiti Anyabwile serves as a pastor of Anacostia River Church (Washington DC). He is the happy husband of Kristie and the adoring father of two daughters and one son. Holler at him on Twitter: @ThabitiAnyabwil

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