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The recently-released film Black Panther is proving to be a box-office blockbuster, having earned over $700M worldwide to-date. But is that news as positive for the church? In this episode of the Just Thinking podcast, Darrell and Virgil discuss, perhaps to the consternation of some, how the phenomenon that is the Black Panther movie is influencing many Christians, especially black Christians, in forming a theology of identity that is rooted primarily in ethnicity and ancestry rather than in Christ.
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- Black churches host screening of ‘Black Panther’ (Religion News Service)
- Pastor Jamal Bryant and Empowerment Temple dress in African attire for ‘Wakanda Sunday’ (Black Christian News Network)
- Tulsa Churches Plan ‘Black Panther’ Screenings (Tulsa World)
- Why Black Churches are Showing Unprecedented Support for ‘Black Panther’ (Black Christian News Network)
- What ‘Black Panther’ Mean for Christians (Christianity Today)
- The Question ‘Black Panther’ Is Really Asking (Lisa Robinson)
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