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Katie Geneva Cannon

Katie Geneva Cannon (born February 2, 1949) is a Christian theologian associated with womanist theology and black liberation theology.[1]

Education and career

Cannon spent her childhood in Kannapolis, North Carolina.[2] She received a bachelor's degree from Barber-Scotia College, a master's of divinity degree from Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary in Atlanta, and M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Union Theological Seminary in New York.[1]

She is currently the Annie Scales Rogers Professor for Christian Ethics at Union Presbyterian Seminary. Previously Cannon has served on the faculties of Temple University, Episcopal Divinity School, and Harvard Divinity School. Cannon was the first African-American woman to be ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church.[1][2]

The American Academy of Religion honored Cannon with its 2011 Excellence in Teaching Award.[2][3]

Works

Katie Cannon is the author or editor of several books, including:

  • Inheriting Our Mothers' Gardens: Feminist Theology in Third World Perspective. Lefty M. Russell, Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, Kwok Pui-Lan, and Katie Geneva Cannon, editors. Westminster John Knox Press, 1988. ISBN 9780664250195.
  • Katie's Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community. Continuum, 1998. ISBN 978-0826410344.
  • Teaching Preaching: Isaac Rufus Clark and Black Sacred Rhetoric. Continuum, 2007. ISBN 978-0826428974.
  • Womanist Theological Ethics: A Reader. Katie Geneva Cannon, Emilie M. Townes, and Angela D. Sims, editors. Westminster John Knox Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0664235376.

Family

Cannon is the aunt of actor Nick Cannon.

References

External links

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