By William Dwight McKissic Sr.,Dr. Anthony T. Evans

Alex Haley's look for his "roots" restored to many Black americans a long-lost feel of background. however it additionally made many people ask yourself simply how deep our roots may sink into the fertile flooring of human heritage. Does the legacy handed directly to us achieve again to a time whilst Christ walked with us- even perhaps to the instant of construction? For the Christian, the questions develop into much more pointed: what function did dark-skinned humans play within the early days of historic Christianity?
In "Beyond Roots: looking for Blacks within the Bible," Rev. William Dwight McKissic launches a seek of his personal, taking us from the times of Kunta Kinte to the very beginning of humanity. His exegetical and historic views make clear vital concerns for all Black believers:
-Were there fashionable Black characters within the Bible? Who have been they? What function did they play?
-Were any of the biblical writers Black?
-Is there biblical proof of a "curse" on dark-skinned people?
-Did Black humans obtain Christ in slavery, or did they bring about their religion with them to the seashores of America?
-Were there Black humans in the world ahead of the times of Noah?
-What position did Africans play within the early days of the Christian religion?
"Beyond Roots: looking for Blacks within the Bible" choices up the place conventional theological education leaves off and restores to Black Christians their biblical birthright.

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