Roberts, James D(eotis)

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ROBERTS, James D(eotis)

ROBERTS, James D(eotis). American, b. 1927. Genres: Ethics, Human relations/Parenting, International relations/Current affairs, Philosophy, Race relations, Theology/Religion. Career: Howard University, Divinity School, Washington, DC, Professor of Systematic Theology, 1958-80; Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, President and Distinguished Professor, 1980-84; Adjunct Professor, Candler School of Theology, Emory University and Columbia Theological Seminary, both Atlanta, 1983-84; Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Distinguished Professor of Philosophical Theology, 1984-; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, 1986-88; Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC, Research Professor of Christian Theology, 1998-2001. Journal of Religious Thought, Ed., 1974-80; Foundation for Religious and Educational Exchanges, Founder, 1984-94; University of Edinburgh, New College, Honorary Professor, 1994; Yale University, Divinity School, New Haven, CT, Visiting Professor of Theology, 1996; Baylor University, Waco, TX, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2001-02. Publications: Faith and Reason in Pascal, Bergson and James, 1962; From Puritanism to Platonism in Seventeenth Century England, 1968; Liberation and Reconciliation: A Black Theology, 1971; (ed. with J. Gardner) Quest for a Black Theology, 1971; Extending Redemption and Reconciliation, 1973; A Black Political Theology, 1974; Black Theology Today, 1984; Black Theology in Dialogue, 1987; Philosophical Introduction to Theology, 1991; Prophethood of Black Believers, 1994; Africentric Christianity, 2002. Address: 7 Appleby St, Silver Spring, MD 20904, U.S.A.

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