Winner of the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Religion "One of the Top 11 Religion Books of the Year," The Huffington Post First Place Winner in Theology, Catholic Press Association Gold Medal Winner, Independent Book Publishers Book Awards.
"Based on impressive research, Cone argues that the lynching tree is a viable reality/symbol for reflection on the cross of Christ. According to Cone, understandings of the cross and lynching tree can mutually inform one another and explain how events of trauma and injustice can still inspire hope for the African American community.” --Christianity Today
James H. Cone, Bill and Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary, is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians in America. His books include Black Theology & Black Power, A Black Theology of Liberation, The Spirituals & the Blues, God ofthe Oppressed, and Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare (all available from Orbis).