In honor of the 50th anniversary celebration of Dr. James H. Cone’s Black Theology and Black Power (Orbis Books, 1969) and the commemoration of 400 years since Africans have been in the Americas, we are excited to introduce the Black Theology Papers Project website.

The Black Theology Papers Project is an online repository housed at Columbia University that aims to preserve and promote the intellectual heritage of black theology. The journal will publish an annual issue featuring papers presented by the Black Theology Unit of the American Academy of Religion. Adam Clark (Xavier University) and Andrea C. White (Union Theological Seminary), past co-chairs of the AAR Black Theology Unit are the editorial team, along with Josef Sorett (Columbia University).  The Black Theology Papers Project aspires to be a premiere scholarly and teaching resource for students and faculty interested in cutting-edge research in black theology.