A Progressive Christian Primer, Part 3: “Jesus & the Disinherited”

Joel Michael Herbert
5 min readNov 15, 2023

Part 3 of my blog-before-it-becomes-a-book. Feedback welcome!

Chapter 1: “Jesus and the Disinherited”

One of the most influential theologians for me in rethinking my Christian faith is the eminent black theologian Howard Thurman. Thurman is not well-known among lay people, but he was the theological father of the Civil Rights…

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Joel Michael Herbert

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