[Source: The Pilgrim Press] As a counterpoint to these negative teachings, Griffin, an openly gay African Amercan Christin pastoral theologian and seminary professor, offers new approaches to understanding scripture and homosexuality through pastoral theology and black liberation theology.
He provides a historical overview and critical analysis of the black church and its current engagement with lesbian and gay Christians, and shares ways in which black churches can learn to reach out and confront all types of oppression - not just race - in order to do the work of the black community.
Horace L. Griffin is an adjunct professor and the interim director of field education at The General Theological Seminary in New York City. He received his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University Graduate Department of Religion and his M.Div. from Boston University.