#BlackLivesMatter Movement

Toward an Intersectional Theology

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Edward Donalson III
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , January
     122 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


This work focuses on the implicit theological aspects of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. It examines, in conversation with theologians, the movement's early published tenets in order to determine their implicit God claims. The study, conducted by a Pentecostal bishop, puts Black Liberation, Womanist, and Queer Liberation theologies in conversation with the praxis of the movement. An ecumenical group of Black pastors from across the United States met in an effort to determine the viability of the God claims of the movement in the life of the Black Church. As the research progressed, a new theological expression emerged as the real praxis of the movement; i.e., intersectional theology. This study project concludes with an exposition of the main points of this intersectional theology. 

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Edward Donalson III currently serves as Senior Pastor of Kingdom Family Worship Center Int’l and is the Presiding Prelate of Freedom Assemblies Worldwide, and the Director of the Doctor of Ministry at the School of Theology and Ministry of Seattle University. He is the current President of the United Ecumenical College of Bishops. Dr. Donalson is also the Bishop of Operations for the P.U.R.E. Ministries International Fellowship Churches and serves both on the King County Juvenile Justice Steering Committee and the City of Kent Community Police Race Relations Taskforce.


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