THE BLACK PRESENCE AND THE PASSION</br></br>A Christ-Centered Historical Identity</br>Response of A Gospelizer
The Black Presence and The Passion
by Rev. Dr. Walter Arthur McCray
Explores the racial-ethnical identity of first-century Palestine people who appear in the Passion story of Christ. Highlights black history, characters, and peoples, and the pertinence of their experience to the theme of suffering.
Identifies numerous blacks/Africans in the Passion story, and demonstrates the African blackness of Christ Himself.
Shows the crucifixion of Christ as a “black-on-black crime in a white power, black crucifixion context.”
The book’s message seizes the opportunity to bring racial healing to America by following the true Biblical, modern historical, and color-casting experience in the story of Christ’s Passion.