Afrocentric Interpretations of Jesus and the Gospel Tradition

by Thomas Slater

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Thomas Slater (PhD, Theology & Religious Studies, 1996) has published his third book, Afrocentric Interpretations of Jesus and the Gospels (Edwin Mellen Press, 2015), a collection of 10 essays by African American religious scholars.   Two more volumes are planned to discuss topics throughout the New Testament.  Slater, an ordained Methodist minister, served on the staff of Chelsea Methodist Church in London while studying at Kings with the late Professor Graham Stanton.  He currently teaches at McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University, a moderate Baptist seminary located in Atlanta, Georgia.